‘Corporate Claimants in Libel Cases’

“In June 1994 a libel trial began in the Royal Courts of Justice in London that would ultimately become the longest case in English legal history. Lasting 313 days, it pitted McDonalds, the fast food giant and multi-billion dollar company, against Helen Steel and David Morris, two activists of modest means who had distributed leaflets which were critical of the company …” (part 1, part 2)

[Guy Vassall-Adams QC, Inforrm’s Blog, 17 and 18 November]

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