An application for leave to appeal against a judgment of the District Court dismissing the applicant’s claim against the respondent on the basis meanings that had been admitted as arising, were not defamatory. The application for leave to appeal was made nine days out of time. The Court of Appeal determined that the case was not one warranting a grant of leave to appeal.
Rob Anderson QC (with H Blattman) appeared for the applicant, instructed by Bennett & Philp.
The judgment is published here.