News: Phone Hacking Judicial Review – victory for the claimants, police admit breach of Article 8

7 02 2012

The claim for judicial review of the Metropolitan police conduct in relation to the phone hacking investigation ended today in victory for the claimants.   The Administrative Court granted a declaration of a breach of Article 8 of the Convention on Human Rights in terms had been agreed between the parties.  The police also agreed to pay the claimants costs and to an order that they send “letters of regret” to each of the Claimants, apologising personally for the distress caused by their failures to provide information about phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Axel Springer and Von Hannover – Victory for the Media in the Grand Chamber

7 02 2012

The media were successful in both the judgments handed down this morning by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights.  Read the rest of this entry »