Phone Hacking Trial: hearing resumes tomorrow after seasonal break

5 01 2014

Phone-hacking trial defendantsThe trial of Rebekah Brooks, Andrew Coulson and five others will resume tomorrow at 2pm at the Old Bailey before Mr Justice Saunders and a jury.  This will be Week 9 of the trial which seems unlikely to conclude before the end of April. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation Act 2013: Has Ireland set an example which the UK should follow? – Paul Tweed

5 01 2014

Paul TweedWith the coming into force of the new Defamation Act on 1 January 2014 it remains to be seen whether the Government has scored an economic own goal in relation to the requirement that a company will have to establish “serious financial loss” in order to be entitled to protect the reputational integrity of a brand or product. Read the rest of this entry »