Phone Hacking Trial: News of the World exec was “gentleman,” says Sara Payne – Martin Hickman

11 04 2014

Sara-PayneDay 89, Part 2:  The mother of murdered eight-year-old Sarah Payne today paid tribute to two defendants at the phone hacking trial. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Former PCC boss pays tribute to alleged phone hacker – Martin Hickman

11 04 2014

lord-blackDay 89, Part 1: A newspaper executive on trial at the Old Bailey was an influential behind-the-scenes advisor to the Press Complaints Commission, a former PCC boss told the court today. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Uppal v Endemol UK Ltd, Summary judgment for defendant on meaning – Alexia Bedat

11 04 2014

Deana UppalThe recent decision in the case of Uppal v Endemol UK Ltd & Ors [2014] EWHC 1063 (QB) is a useful reminder of the threshold of seriousness that must be met before words are found to be capable of bearing a defamatory meaning. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Kuttner: I didn’t need to check payments totalling thousands of pounds – Martin Hickman

11 04 2014

Stuart KuttnerDay 88, Part 2: One of Rupert Murdoch’s senior executives did not check payments by the News of the World’s reporters because he trusted them, he told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »