‘Court of Appeal deals blow to libel tourists’

“England and Wales’ courts may be less open to international libel litigation following a Court of Appeal ruling which interprets legislation against ‘libel tourism’. In Craig Wright v Roger Ver, the court upheld a decision by the High Court that England and Wales was not the appropriate place to hear a defamation action against claims published on social media by a US-born citizen of St Kitts and Nevis now resident in Japan …” (more)

[Michael Cross, Law Society Gazette, 2 June]

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