Lait v Evening Standard Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date2011
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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  • Tesla Motors Ltd and Another (Claimants/Appellants) v British Broadcasting Corporation
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 5 March 2013
    ...right to require that limited resources be allocated fairly among litigants as a whole has been recognised in the recent case of Lait v Evening Standard Ltd [2011] 1 W.L.R. 2973, to which our attention was also drawn. 49 The judge seems to have taken the view that there was in this case no ......
  • Neil McEvoy v Michael Costas Michael
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 18 March 2014
    ...on the basis that the words have a single meaning. This is "a fiction adopted by the law for practical reasons": per Laws LJ in Lait v Evening Standard Ltd [2011] 1 W.L.R. 2973, 2983. 48 As to the ascertainment of the meaning of words, in Jeynes v News Magazines Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 130 Sir ......
  • Jacqueline Thompson (Claimant and Part 20 Defendant) v Mark James (First Defendant and Part 20 Claimant) Carmarthenshire County Council (Second Defendant)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 15 March 2013
    ...court considers "the balance to be struck between public interest and private right": Lait v Evening Standard Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973 para [43]. 409 There is, of course, always a risk that a libel action may chill public discussion of matters of public interest. Mrs Thom......
  • Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc v (1) Aviation News Ltd (2) Philip Tozer-Pennington
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 12 June 2013
    ...Sweetener SAS v Asda Stores Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 609; [2011] QB 497 at para [29]. In Lait v Evening Standard [2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973 at paras [42]–[453 and Waterson v Lloyd [2013] EWCA Civ 136 at para [67] Laws LJ has twice noted "the common law's increasing focus in this ar......
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  • Campaigns of Vilification and Defamation
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Guide to the Law and Practice of Anti-SLAPP Proceedings Part I. Background and Context
    • 13 June 2022
    ...court considers “the balance to be struck between public interest and private right”: Lait v Evening Standard Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973 para [43]. 409. There is, of course, always a risk that a libel action may chill public discussion of matters of public interest . Mrs Tho......
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2021, December 2021
    • 1 December 2021
    ...the claim in defamation in the same case. 103 [2016] 4 SLR 977. The relevance of the English decision of Lait v Evening Standard [2011] 1 WLR 2973 on the applicability of the Jameel doctrine in Singapore was also doubted: see Lee Hsien Loong v Leong Sze Hian [2021] 4 SLR 1128 at [72]–[75]. ......

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