Chapman v Lord Ellesmere

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1932
CourtCourt of Appeal
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59 cases
  • Seaga (Edward) v Harper (Leslie)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • December 20, 2005
    ...her husband, in this case, however, the communication to the plaintiff's wife was outside the ambit of the duty-interest test. 21 In Chapman v. Ellesmere [1932] 2 KB 431, the stewards of the Jockey Club, who owe a duty to all persons interested in racing to inform them of the conduct of tr......
  • Demerara Turf Club and Others v Phang
    • Guyana
    • Supreme Court (British Guiana)
    • Invalid date
  • Neethling v Du Preez and Others; Neethling v the Weekly Mail and Others
    • South Africa
    • Invalid date
    ...Gordon (1971) NZLR 961 at 967-8; Truth (NZ) Ltd v C Holloway (1960) NZLR 69; Hope v I'Anson [1901] 18 TLR 201 (CA); Chapman v Ellesmere [1932] 2 KB 431 (CA); Carbonel v Robinson & Co (Pty) Ltd and Another 1965 (1) SA 134 (D); Van der Walt 'Die Aanspreeklikheid van die Pers op grond van Last......
  • Broome v Cassell & Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • February 23, 1972
    ...v. Wilmshurst and Another [1913] 3 K.B. 507 esp. at 521; Smith v. Streatfeild [1913] 3 K.B. 764 at 769; Chapman v. Ellesmere (LD) [1932] 2 K.B. 431 at 471 per Slesser L.J.; Dougherty v. Chandler (N.S.W.) [1946] State Reports 370; Egger v. Chelmsford [1965] 1 Q.B. 248 at 262 and to the c......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2015, December 2015
    • December 1, 2015
    ...scope of consent, the information must have been honestly and properly kept by the defendant: see Michael James; Chapman v Lord Ellesmere[1932] 2 KB 431; and Friend v Civil Aviation Authority[1998] IRLR 253. This last requirement can, as a matter of logic and common sense, be supported by t......
  • Lange and Reynolds qualified privilege: Australian and English defamation law and practice.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 No. 2, August 2004
    • August 1, 2004
    ...1 Cr M & R 181, 193; 149 ER 1044, 1050 (Parke B). (26) Adam v Ward [1917] AC 309, 334 (Lord Atkinson). (27) Chapman v Ellesmere [1932] 2 KB 431. (28) Braddock v Bevins [1948] 1 KB 580. The media might be able to rely on an ancillary or derivative protection, for example, if it published......
  • Dragged Through the Mud: Can Disincentives to Witness Participation in Criminal Trials be Removed?
    • New Zealand
    • Canterbury Law Review No. 21-2015, January 2015
    • January 1, 2015
    ...C Hawes, U Cheer (eds) The Law of Torts in New Zealand (5th ed, Thomson Reuters, New Zealand, 2009) at 887. 159 Chapman v Ellesmere [1932] 2 KB 431 (publication in specialist horse racing paper about disqualification due to administering drugs to horse held to attract common law qualified p......
  • Consent
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Libel and Slander Actions
    • June 17, 2004
    ...paragraph 16.01). The locus dassicus on the topic, cited in all three textbooks, is the judgment of Slesser LJ. in Chapman v. Ellesmere [1932] 2 KB 431 at page 46365. 137 In that case the plaintiff was the trainer of a racehorse which ran in a race at a meeting held under the Jockey Club ru......

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