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Wood v Chief Constable of the West Midlands Police

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
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Wood v Chief Constable of the West Midlands Police
   
Issue: Whether a communication by a police officer to insurers warning about the activities of a person suspected of involvement in stealing cars was covered by qualified privilege; whether the Judge had been entitled to allow an amendment, after the close of evidence, to add a cause of action in slander
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   A2/2003/2797
   
Neutral Citation:   [2004] EWCA Civ 1638
   
Judge(s): May, Dyson and Wall LJJ
   
Date: 8 December 2004