Case Comment: Cairns v Modi and KC v MGN Ltd, appealing assessments of damages? – Kirsten Sjøvoll

1 11 2012

The Court of Appeal yesterday delivered judgment in the joined cases of Cairns v Modi and KC v MGN Ltd ([2012] EWCA Civ 1382). Both appeals concerned the assessment of damages in libel actions, although the facts of the two cases were very different.

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Hacked Off: The FT and the Campaign for No Change

1 11 2012

The FT’s editorial, “Leveson, the media and the law”, sets out the paper’s position on a new regulatory framework for the press in some detail for the first time today. The piece begins by acknowledging that the current system is not fit for purpose: Read the rest of this entry »


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