Club la Costa (UK) plc v Gebhard and Another
Queen’s Bench Division
“An offer to make amends for a defamatory statement could not be valid without the offer or accepting that the specific defamatory meaning contained in the statement complained of was defamatory of the person bringing the complaint.”
The Times, 10th December 2008
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Club la Costa (UK) plc v Gebhard and another  EWHC 2552 (QB);  WLR (D) 332
“A valid offer to make amends under s 2(2) of the Defamation Act 1996 could not be made without the offeror conceding that the ‘specific defamatory meaning’ which the statement conveyed was defamatory of the person bringing the complaint.”
WLR Daily, 28th October 2008
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