Will the tort of misuse of private information disappear if the Human Rights Act is repealed? – Hugh Tomlinson QC

11 05 2015

Human-Rights-Act1The Conservative Party Manifesto told voters that “The next Conservative Government will scrap the Human Rights Act, and introduce a British Bill of Rights”. It seems likely that this legislation, piloted by new Justice Secretary Michael Gove, will form part of the Queen’s Speech. What impact will this have on the developing law of privacy? Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 11 May 2015

11 05 2015

WeeklyNews2The surprise election result  has brought the relationship between politics and the media into the spotlight, with many examining the role of the press in encouraging a Conservative victory. Read the rest of this entry »