Revisited – Case Law: Petrenco v Moldova, Judgment of 30 March 2010

19 10 2010

Earlier this year, we posted a case comment on the decision by the Fourth Section of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Petrenco v Moldova.   It has recently been announced that on 4 October 2010, the Grand Chamber panel of 5 judges rejected the State’s request for a referral in this case.  Read the rest of this entry »





“Solicitors from Hell” and the Data Protection Act

19 10 2010

In recent weeks we have noted two defamation injunctions obtained against the operator of the “Solicitors from Hell” website, Mr Rick Kordowski (see here and here).  More recently a solicitor has obtained summary judgment in defamation against him.   However, as far as we are aware, there has to date been no consideration of Mr Kordowski’s position under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the DPA”). Read the rest of this entry »