Yana Peel: Statement in Open Court

27 February 2020

This followed the successful resolution of Mrs Peel’s libel claim in respect of a Guardian article published on 14 June 2019. The terms of settlement include the Guardian agreeing to remove the article from its website, to publish an apology and clarification online (here), to make consequential amendments to two further articles it published and to make a payment of £100,000 towards her legal costs. As part of the settlement, Mrs Peel has also made a Statement in Open Court, which you can read in full here.


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