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Times Newspapers Ltd v Flood  EWCA Civ 1574
4th December 2014 - Defamation (costs)
Andrew Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Toby Rowland v Andrew Mitchell
27th November 2014 - PC Rowland has today won the fact-finding hearing to decide what happened in Downing Street on the evening of 19 September 2012. Mitting J found that Andrew Mitchell MP did say the words as alleged by PC Rowland. Catrin Evans, led by Desmond Browne QC and instructed by Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP, acts for PC Rowland.
HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal & Anor -v- Forbes LLC & Ors  EWHC 3823 (QB)
26th November 2014 - Defamation
Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd; Rowland v Mitchell  EWHC 3590 (QB)
31st October 2014 - This was the pre-trial review (PTR) in the two libel actions arising from the “Plebgate” affair. The trial of preliminary issues on liability in both actions is due to commence on 17 November 2014, with a trial window of 13 days.
Bewry v Reed Elsevier (UK) Ltd  EWCA Civ 1411
30th October 2014 - Libel - limitation period; Jameel jurisdiction
Trushin v National Crime Agency  EWHC 3551 (Admin)
29th October 2014 - Data Protection, Article 8 ECHR
McIntosh -v- (1) Information Commissioner (2) BBC EA/2014/0033
23rd October 2014 - Freedom of Information, Data Protection
Serrano Garcia -v- Associated Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 3137 (QB)
6th October 2014 - A GP falsely condemned by Kelvin Mackenzie in an article in the Daily Mail as “a foreign doctor” who subjected a patient to “a year of hell” by having his driving licences taken away for no good reason was awarded substantial libel damages by the High Court. Harvey Starte, instructed by Taylor Hampton solicitors, acted for Dr Serrano
Yeo v Times Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 2853 (QB)
28th August 2014 - Warby J declines to order a jury trial in the libel case of Tim Yeo MP v Times Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 2853 (QB). The meaning of the words complained of was also determined.
Cooke and Midland Heart Ltd v MGN Ltd and Trinity Mirror Midlands Ltd  EWHC 2831 (QB)
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13th August 2014 - Threshold requirement under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013 considered by Bean J