Collins Stewart Ltd and Another v The Financial Times Ltd: QBD 16 Dec 2005

The claimants sought disclosure of documents in their claim for damages for defamation against the respondent. The defendants said that the documents sought, namely reporter’s notes were not relevant to the defamation alleged. There was a request also for disclosure of the number of times a web-page had been accessed, which the defendants said would go only as to damages. Other disclosures were sought.
Held: The various items were to be disclosed.
[2005] EWHC 2947 (QB)
Bailii
England and Wales
Citing:
See AlsoCollins Stewart Ltd and Another v The Financial Times Ltd QBD 20-Oct-2004
The claimants sought damages for defamation. The claimed that the article had caused very substantial losses (andpound;230 million) to them by affecting their market capitalisation value. The defendant sought to strike out that part of the claim. . .
See AlsoCollins Stewart Ltd and Another v The Financial Times Ltd QBD 25-Feb-2005
The court considered whether damages in a defamation action pursued in respect of one publication were to be increased by subsequent publications not themselves the subject of a claim. . .

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