Case Law: Cheshire West and Chester Council v Pickthall, Harassment and pursuing criminal conduct – Dan Tench

2 08 2015

Cheshire-West-and-Chester-CouncilIn Cheshire West and Chester Council and others v Pickthall, [2015] EWHC 2141 (QB) Mr Justice Edis granted an interim injunction under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (the “PHA”) to restrain the defendant from publishing allegations of criminal conduct on the part of the claimant Council and various individuals associated with it.  In doing so, he showed the balance between freedom of expression and protection from harassment at the interim stage. Read the rest of this entry »