Berezovsky and Another v Forbes Inc and Another: CA 27 Nov 1998

Where a defamatory article was published in many jurisdictions, there is no rule preventing a plaintiff recovering in those jurisdictions where a remedy is given. Not confined by restriction to most appropriate jurisdiction.


Times 27-Nov-1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1791


England and Wales


Appeal fromBath and North East Somerset District Council v Warman Admn 19-Nov-1998
A fifteen year old girl absented herself from school when she went to live with a boyfriend at an address which was not known to her mother. The justices acquitted the mother for failing to secure her attendance at school on the basis of ‘any . .

Cited by:

Appeal fromBerezovsky v Forbes Inc and Michaels; Glouchkov v Same HL 16-May-2000
Plaintiffs who lived in Russia sought damages for defamation against an American magazine with a small distribution in England. Both plaintiffs had real connections with and reputations in England. A judgment in Russia would do nothing to repair the . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.

Defamation, Jurisdiction

Updated: 27 November 2022; Ref: scu.78348