December 23, 2012
Alexander Economou and Eleanor de Freitas go on a first date.
January 4, 2013
Eleanor de Freitas wrongly accuses Alexander Economou of rape
February 20, 2013
Police tell Mr Economou that they will not be bringing any charges against him
August 13, 2013
Miss de Freitas receives a court summons after Mr Economou launches a private prosecution against her for perverting the course of justice.
December 5, 2013
The case is taken on by the Crown Prosecution Service, who continue the prosecution.
April 4, 2014
Miss de Freitas kills herself three days before she was due to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court
November 6, 2014
Eleanor's father Mr de Freitas launches press campaign alleging that there are strong grounds that Mr Economou raped his daughter.
December 9, 2014
The Director of Public Prosecutions confirms that there was strong evidence in the case against Miss de Freitas.
March 10, 2015
Mr Economou starts libel proceedings against David de Freitas
March 17, 2015
A coroner records a verdict of suicide at her inquest
December 9, 2015
Mr Economou is charged with the harassment of Miss de Freitas’s father David between November 2014 and October 2015
May 26-27, 2016
Mr Economou stands trial for the alleged harassment of David de Freitas
June 2, 2016
Mr Economou is found not guilty of harassment
June 13-21, 2016
Mr Economou's libel proceedings against Mr de Freitas begin at the High Court
Mr Economou loses his libel action.
David de Freitas issues bankruptcy proceedings against Mr Economou regarding £400,000 of legal costs.
Mr Economou is granted permission to appeal the libel judgement
Police Officers to face misconduct hearing for ignoring evidence which showed Ms de Freitas had lied.
Bankruptcy proceedings are adjourned pending the outcome of the appeal
Mr Economou's appeal of the libel judgement is due to begin