A Practical Guide to Libel and Slander
This text offers the reader an A-Z guide to the law of libel and slander. The emphasis is on providing practical step-by-step advice on how to conduct/defend a defamation case from the first approach by the client through to a jury trial. Details of relevant procedure are included.
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absolute privilege allegations allocation questionnaire amends assessment award barrister broadcast Chapter circumstances claim form claimant client CLSA conditional fee agreement costs order counsel Court of Appeal CPR Pt 53 damages Defamation Act 1996 defamation action defamation claim defamatory matter defamatory meaning defence of fair defendant defendant's disclosure documents EMLR evidence EWCA Civ example fair and accurate GKR Karate hearing House of Lords injunction issue judge jury justification letter of claim liability libel litigation Lord Nicholls Lord Woolf malice malicious falsehood matter of public mediation Newspapers Ltd NOTES Initial Commencement offer paragraph particulars of claim party person pleaded Practice Direction pre-action protocol Press Complaints Commission procedure proceedings programme protected by qualified provides Pt 53 PD public interest published qualified privilege reason relation relevant rely Simon Brown solicitor summary disposal summary judgment tion trial witness statement words complained