Vardy v Rooney: QBD 20 Nov 2020

Trial of meaning as a preliminary issue in this claim for libel.


Mr Justice Warby


[2020] EWHC 3156 (QB)




England and Wales


CitedKoutsogiannis v The Random House Group Ltd QBD 18-Jan-2019
Settling Meaning in Defamation Cases
Nicklin J set out the approach to meaning in defamation actions: The Court’s task is to determine the single natural and ordinary meaning of the words complained of, which is the meaning that the hypothetical reasonable reader would understand the . .

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Further pre-trial applications – joinder of further action – amendments – further information – disclosure – Instagram application . .
See AlsoVardy v Rooney QBD 29-Apr-2022
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See AlsoVardy v Rooney QBD 29-Jul-2022
The claimant alleged that the defendant had falsely accused her of passing details of the defendant’s private life to journalists. The defendant said that the allegation was true. . .
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Updated: 03 August 2022; Ref: scu.656450