News: Leveson Inquiry – Seminar of 12 October 2011, Approaches to Regulation

15 10 2011

On 12 October 2011, the Leveson Inquiry held the third in its remarkable series of seminars which have brought together some of the leading figures in and around the media to discuss issues concerning the press and its regulation.    There were some important contributions – in particular from “Daily Mail” editor Paul Dacre. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Adelson v Anderson, libel action struck out for delay – Gervase de Wilde

15 10 2011

A long-running saga came to an end at the High Court in London on 7 October 2011, in Adelson v Anderson [2011] EWHC 2497 (QB).  Judgment was given by Tugendhat J on an application to strike out a libel claim which had its origins in 2004, and which was largely based on allegations similar to those already the subject of a Statement in Open Court by Associated Newspapers, in an action by the same Claimant in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »