Dr Anton van Dellen represented a TV broadcasting company who is being sued for defamation by a prominent political figure.

In the hearing in the High Court, the Judge ordered that a preliminary trial on meaning be heard on paper only, with sequential written submissions.  Anton drew the Judge’s attention to the case of Hewson in support of this approach.  Anton was instructed by Reliance Solicitors.

Barrister on this case – Dr Anton van Dellen

Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court claims and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.