Internet Libel Actions Stayed as an Abuse of Process in the UK
Discussion of the UK approach of staying or striking out cyberlibel actions as an abuse of process where there is a limited extent of publication or the prospect of vindication is small.
David Potts is a member of the Ontario bar and Counsel to Deacon, Spears, Fedson & Montizambert in Toronto. He has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in libel actions including: major corporations, government, notable Canadian publications, as well as influential individuals and politicians. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of libel in Canada and abroad and is the co-author, with Julian Porter, of Canadian Libel Practice.