Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 66 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 941
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Waller and Robert Walker LJJ

Representation Patrick Moloney QC and Catrin Evans (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker) for the claimant.
  Desmond Browne QC and Matthew Nicklin (instructed by D J Freeman) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 July 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Trial - Trial by jury - Libel - Trial of action requiring prolonged examination of documents - Trial by judge alone - Judge refusing defendant's application for issues of qualified privilege, malice and damages to be heard by a jury - Whether judge in error - s 69(1)(c).

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