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Jurisdiction challenge to malicious falsehood claim fails (Qatar Airways Group QCSC v Middle East News FZ LLC and others)

Jurisdiction challenge to malicious falsehood claim fails (Qatar Airways Group QCSC v Middle East News FZ LLC and others)
Published on: 19 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Mr Justice Saini has rejected what had been thought to be a long-standing rule related to malicious falsehood claims—namely, he rejected the argument that permission to serve outside of the jurisdiction can only be obtained in respect of publications within England and Wales. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, at Hardwicke. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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