Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 04 (Mar)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

John Previte QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Michael Tugendhat QC (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 March 2002

Catchwords

Libel and slander - Defamatory words - Words capable of defamatory meaning - Summary judgment - Justification and fair comment - Defendant applying for summary judgment - Defendant averring claimant having no real prospect of success - Whether words capable of defamatory meaning - Whether defendant to be granted summary judgment.

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