MOHAMED ALI HARRATH v (1) STAND FOR PEACE LTD (2) SAMUEL WESTROP (2016)

The law as to what might properly play a part in the assessment of damages for a defamatory allegation was clear. There were defined categories, such as facts proved in partial justification, which were recognised as legitimate bases for reducing damages. The mere fact that something had been mentioned in an article complained of as … Continue reading MOHAMED ALI HARRATH v (1) STAND FOR PEACE LTD (2) SAMUEL WESTROP (2016)

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SAM THEEDOM v (1) NOURISH TRAINING LTD (T/A CSP RECRUITMENT) (2) COLIN SEWELL (2016)

The claimant employee claimed damages for libel for emails sent by the defendant employers.   The employee had been employed as a trainee recruitment consultant. Two of his fellow employees joined a rival firm and he was accused of leaking confidential information to them. On 26 June 2014 after a short investigation the employee was … Continue reading SAM THEEDOM v (1) NOURISH TRAINING LTD (T/A CSP RECRUITMENT) (2) COLIN SEWELL (2016)