Addis v Crocker: CA 1961

The proceedings of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal attract absolute privilege even though they sat in private.


Hodson LJ, Pearce LJ, Upjohn LJ


[1961] 1 QB 11


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedGray v Avadis QBD 30-Jul-2003
The claimant had made complaints against the defendant solicitor to the Office for the Supervision of Solicitors. In answer the defendant made assertions about the claimant’s mental health, and she now sought to bring action iin defamation on those . .
CitedHeath v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis CA 20-Jul-2004
The female civilian officer alleged sex discrimination against her by a police officer. Her complaint was heard at an internal disciplinary. She alleged sexual harrassment, and was further humiliated by the all male board’s treatment of her . .
CitedKarim v Newsquest Media Group Ltd QBD 27-Oct-2009
The defendant sought a strike out of the claim in defamation, saying that postings made on its web-sites were fair and accurate reports of court proceedings published contemporaneously. The claimant solicitor had been the subject of disciplinary . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.

Legal Professions, Defamation

Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.185757