Taylor Monarch Assurance Plc v Director of Serious Fraud Office, McKenzie, Law Society Rogerson: CA 22 Jul 1997

Qualified privilege attached to defamatory documents which had been prepared as part of a criminal investigation. For the court to allow an action would be approve a form of parasitic attack on the trial.


Gazette 24-Sep-1997, Times 27-Aug-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 2163


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromTaylor and Others v Director of The Serious Fraud Office and Others HL 29-Oct-1998
The defendant had requested the Isle of Man authorities to investigate the part if any taken by the plaintiff in a major fraud. No charges were brought against the plaintiff, but the documents showing suspicion came to be disclosed in the later . .
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Defamation, Legal Professions

Updated: 29 May 2022; Ref: scu.142560