Case Law: Sports Direct International v Rangers, A level playing field for contempt – Dan Tench

12 02 2016

Sports DirectThe decision of Mr Justice Peter Smith in Sports Direct International plc v Rangers International Football Club plc and another [2016] EWHC 85 (Ch) to refuse to commit the respondent for contempt for alleged breach of an injunction shows the caution that the court will sometimes show when it comes to seeking to enforce injunctive relief. Read the rest of this entry »





The Legal Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Expression, Part 1 – Dominic Crossley

12 02 2016

Dominc CrossleyIn her enormously impressive paper “Privacy, democracy and freedom of expression“, Annabelle Lever poses the question: must privacy and freedom of expression conflict?  I would like to begin by addressing this question. My answer to that is no, they need not always conflict and in my experience a failure to respect privacy can have a direct impact upon freedom of expression. Read the rest of this entry »