Matrix Media and Information Update – 24 March 2011

24 03 2011

This is a Media and Information Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Cases

Baturina v Times Newspapers [2011] EWCA Civ 308.  The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal by the claimant, the wife of the former Mayor of Moscow, against an order of Eady J striking out part of her claims arising out of the publication and article which wrongly suggested that she had purchased a very large London property.  Read the rest of this entry »

Case law: LB Hillingdon v Neary – Media Access to the Court of Protection – Edward Craven

24 03 2011

The Court of Protection plays an important role in safeguarding the welfare of some of the most vulnerable individuals in society. Established by the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Court is vested with significant powers to assist individuals who lack the capacity to make their own decisions. Read the rest of this entry »