| Commentary

226 Libel tourism, trial by jury, slander of women

| Commentary

226 Libel tourism, trial by jury, slander of women

Where a defamation action is brought against a person who is not domiciled in the United Kingdom or another European Union member state or in a state which is a contracting party to the Lugano Convention, the court does not have jurisdiction to hear such an action unless it is satisfied that, of all the places in which the statement complained of has been published, England and Wales is clearly the most appropriate place in which to bring the action in respect of the statement1.

The Defamation Act 2013

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