Mirror Damages Trial: Court hears evidence of Shobna Gulati and Robert Ashworth

10 03 2015

Shobna-GulatiOn Monday 9 March 2015, the sixth day of the Mirror Damages Trial, the Court heard evidence from former Coronation Street actress Shobna Gulati and from former TV producer Robert Ashworth. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Four Trial: It’s not only Governments that are powerful, the press are powerful, Judge tells jury

10 03 2015

Mr Justice Saunders“It is not only governments that are powerful, the press are powerful” a judge has told an Old Bailey jury considering charges against employees of The Sun newspaper. Summing up the case, which began on 6 January 2015, Mr Justice Saunders said that while a free press was vital it “still had to obey the law of the land”. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Bussey v Page, “Unknown hacker” defence rejected, libel damages of £50,000 for internet abuse

10 03 2015

The Bussey Law Firm, Google+ cover photo, company page (1)In the case of Bussey Law Firm PC and Timothy Raymond Bussey v Jason Page (aka Jay Page) ([2015] EWHC 563 (QB)) a US lawyer and his firm were awarded libel damages of £50,000 for internet abuse by an individual in England.   Read the rest of this entry »