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Deaths in Custody Film screened despite threats of legal action from Police Federation

Deaths in Custody Film screened despite threats of legal action from Police Federation August 2001 We acted for Migrant Media, the company responsible for producing a film “Injustice” concerning the deaths in custody of a number of black citizens in … Read further

Arsenal hero Charlie George wins libel action

Arsenal hero Charlie George wins libel action July 2001 We successfully sued the Highbury and Islington Gazette for suggesting that Charlie George would have ended up in prison had he not become a professional footballer. In an out of court … Read further

Castaway commences libel action against the BBC and Lion TV

Castaway commences libel action against the BBC and Lion TV June 2001 We commenced a libel claim against the BBC and independent production company Lion TV on behalf of Ron Copsey who appeared in the television programme Castaway. news report … Read further

McVicar challenges English libel law in the European Court of Human Rights

McVicar challenges English libel law in the European Court of Human Rights May 2001 We are representing the journalist, John McVicar in his claim before the European Court of Human Rights, arising from a defamation action brought against him by … Read further

Leeds footballers’ trial

Leeds footballers’ trial April 2001 David Price in the Independent newspaper about the collapse of the trial. news report – www.independent.co.uk/

U.S. businessman wins libel claim

U.S. businessman wins libel claim April 2001 We represented J Shelby Bryan in libel claims against the Evening Standard and the Daily Telegraph. The newspapers repeated defamatory allegations made in Talk, a New York based magazine. Mr Bryan, who has … Read further

Former editor of Punch wins appeal

Former editor of Punch wins appeal March 2001 We represented James Steen, former editor of Punch magazine in his successful appeal to the Court of Appeal. Mr Steen had been convicted of contempt of court after publishing an article by … Read further

Defamation: Law, Procedure & Practice

Defamation: Law, Procedure & Practice February 2001 The publication of the second edition of David Price’s book, “Defamation: Law, Procedure & Practice”. news report – www.lawgazette.co.uk/ news report – www.thetimes.co.uk/

The Cook Report production team commence libel action

The Cook Report production team commence libel action February 2001 We commenced libel proceedings for members of The Cook Report production team against The News of the World. news report – www.guardian.co.uk/

Court of Appeal upholds composer’s libel award

Court of Appeal upholds composer’s libel award December 2000 The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against our client, composer, Keith Burstein. Mr Burstein had successfully sued The Times for falsely accusing him of wrecking performances. The appeal concerned the … Read further