Willers v Joyce: victory for Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd in successful defence of first ever civil malicious prosecution claim

Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd acted for the successful defendants in the first case in English legal history of alleged malicious prosecution of civil proceedings, following the recognition of the tort by the Supreme Court [2016] UKSC 43.

A copy of the decision of Rose J, handed down on 13 December 2018 following a five-week trial, can be found here.

A case note on the decision can be found here.