GKR Karate (UK) Ltd v Yorkshire Post Newspapers Ltd and others (No.1): CA 11 Jan 2000

The claimants alleged defamation by the respondent in articles suggesting that they were not fit people to teach karate. The respondent claimed justification. A order had been made for trial of two preliminary issues against which order the claimants now appealed.


May, Tuckey LJJ


[2000] EWCA Civ 420, [2000] CP Rep 47, [2000] 2 All ER 931, [2000] 1 WLR 2571, [2000] EMLR 396




England and Wales

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CitedGrobbelaar v News Group Newspapers Ltd and Another CA 18-Jan-2001
The claimant had been awarded andpound;85,000 damages in defamation after the defendant had wrongly accused him of cheating at football. The newspaper sought to appeal saying that the verdict was perverse and the defence of qualified privilege . .
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Defamation, Litigation Practice

Updated: 04 July 2022; Ref: scu.231541