Judicial Statistics, 2015: Issued defamation claims down by 40%, the second lowest number since 1992

4 06 2016

ministry-of-justiceThe most recent annual Judicial Statistics – those for 2015 – show a sharp decline in the number of issued defamation claims, down by up by 40% on 2014.  In 2015 there were 135 issued defamation claims in London (where the large majority of claims are made) as opposed to 227 in 2014 (and 142 in 2013). Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: DMK v News Group, QB judge grants injunction and order anonymising ChD proceedings – Jayne Owens

4 06 2016

Female SilhouetteIn DMK v News Group Newspapers Ltd, ([2016] EWHC 1646 (QB)) Warby J, sitting in the Queen’s Bench Division, has granted two orders designed to prevent the public identification of a defendant in an on-going matter in the Chancery Division. Read the rest of this entry »