Wright v Granath

Thursday 15 October 2020

Defamation proceedings: Appeal against the order made by Jay J dated 16/1/20 ruling that earlier proceedings brought by the Defendant against the Claimant in Norway involve the same cause of action as the English proceedings for the purpose of Article 27 of the Lugano Convention: accordingly applying Art 27, the English Court was required to decline jurisdiction over the C’s claim.

The English and Norwegian proceedings required a court to determine whether the same tweet (posed by D on twitter on 17/3/19, and removed without any admission of liability on 9 /4/19,was defamatory of C.

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