Wagatha Christie: Six takeaways from the Vardy and Rooney trial

This case is clearly about reputation rather than money, but it has failed. Clare Duffy, media attorney and human rights attorney at Doughty Street Chambers, says, “The press coverage of the evidence, from WhatsApp messages to the witness stand, will cause damage to both women’s reputations. Even if Vardy wins, it’s doubt that the libel trial will fully vindicate his reputation “.