Irina Bokova v Associated Newspapers Limited [2018] EWHC 320 (QB)

Dingemans J has ruled today on the meaning of articles which were published in the Daily Mail and the Mail Online website about the former Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova. The judgment also offers guidance to practitioners about the procedure to be followed when one or both parties to a defamation claim seek a preliminary ruling on meaning. Edward Garnier QC and Timothy Atkinson are instructed by Zaiwalla & Co for Ms Bokova; Andrew Caldecott QC and David Glen are instructed by RPC on behalf of ANL.

The judgment is available here.