|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 235 (Jan)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Simon Brown, Waller and Sedley LJJ
|Representation||Desmond Browne QC and Lucy Moorman (instructed by Peter Carter-Ruck) for the claimant.|
|Victoria Sharp QC (instructed by Olswang) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||28 January 2002|
Libel and slander - Damages - Assessment - Aggravated damages - Libel in newspaper - Judge suggesting to jury a bracket for damages - Jury awarding sum outside upper end of suggested bracket - Whether award of damages excessive - Whether Court of Appeal should overturn award - Courts and Legal Services Act 1980, s 8.