- Parts of particulars of claim struck out in Duchess of Sussex case (HRH The Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Information Law analysis: If a person feels a newspaper is carrying out a vicious campaign, and brings proceedings as a result, is it appropriate for the court to be asked to decide whether the journalists had a dishonest motive in their presentation of articles? How do such allegations fold into a claim for aggravated damages? In this high-profile claim brought by the Duchess of Sussex against the publishers of The Mail, the court grappled with these questions. Written by Imran Benson, barrister, at Hailsham Chambers.
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