Carter-Ruck instructed for Bercow as McAlpine launches libel claim By Joanne Harris 13 December 2012 14:04 17 December 2015 11:42 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Kelly Matthews 13 December 2012 at 21:37 Now watch this case unravel very fast. It has no hope and should be a nice easy win for Carter Ruck. Defendants in libel cases usually win their their cases nowadays. Robert Dee V Telegraph, Smith V ADVFN, Sheffield Weds V Hargreaves, Nancy D’eloe etc etc all despatched to the libel bin. Dozens more too. This claim surpasses all the above in terms of lack of merit, over compensation risk, pre action protocol conduct and numerous other weaknesses. Just watch and learn. Reply Link McAlpines 14 December 2012 at 10:04 Gulps, why is silly mad cow trending smiley face Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.