News: Supreme Court dismisses Glenn Mulcaire’s Appeal in Phone Hacking Case

4 07 2012

In a judgment handed down this morning ([2012] UKSC 28), the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal of Mr Glenn Mulcaire against orders that he answer questions relating to his “phone hacking” activities in the context of the Voicemail Interception Litigation. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Northern Ireland: King v Sunday Newspapers – Privacy, Costs and the County Court

4 07 2012

The case of King v Sunday Newspapers has been the subject of five judgments in the Courts in Northern Ireland.  In the latest, and apparently, last chapter in this long saga, the Court of Appeal has overturned the first instance judge’s ruling on costs, holding that because of the “complexity and novelty of the litigation” costs should be awarded on the High Court scale. Read the rest of this entry »