No win no fee libel ruling


The Supreme Court dismissed appeals brought by three newspaper groups in relation to costs they must pay in libel and privacy cases they have lost. In Times Newspapers Ltd v Flood, Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd, and Frost and others v MGN Ltd [2017] UKSC 33, the court said the claimants who had sued the newspapers had a right to recover their costs under the prevailing costs recovery regime.

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