Gunning v United Liverpool Hospitals’ Board of Governors: CA 1973

With regard to pre-action disclosure and the question of whether a party was ‘likely’ to be a party to subsequent proceedings, ‘likely’ must be given its more extended and open meaning because otherwise one of the fundamental purposes of the statute will have been undermined.


Lord Denning MR


[1973] 1 WLR 586


England and Wales

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CitedCream Holdings Limited and others v Banerjee and The Liverpool Daily Post and Echo Limited CA 13-Feb-2003
The defendants considered publication of alleged financial irregularities by the claimant, who sought to restrain publication. The defendants argued that under the Act, prior restraint should not be used unless a later court would be likely to . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.182934