Law and Media Round Up – 9 July 2012

9 07 2012

The Home Affairs Select Committee has published its Report on “Private Investigators”.  It recommends the establishment ofa robust licensing and registration system” with a Code of Conduct.  Read the rest of this entry »





Case Comment: Phillips v Mulcaire, Supreme Court dismisses self-incrimination appeal – Dan Tench

9 07 2012

The Supreme Court has had its first (and perhaps last) look at an issue arising from the phone hacking litigation against the News of the World newspaper.   The appeal related to a request for further information served by the Claimant, Ms Nicola Phillips, on the Second Defendant, Mr Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator engaged by the newspaper.  Read the rest of this entry »