Northern Ireland: Overview of internet intermediary and media law cases in 2019, Part 2 – Ciaran O’Shiel and Charlotte Turk

7 02 2020

In Part 1, we looked at judgments from the Crown Court and High Court in Northern Ireland dealing with a source disclosure order and an interim application concerning Facebook. In Part 2, we consider the Court of Appeal’s judgment involving reporting restriction orders and Sir John Gillen’s report into the law on serious sexual offences. Read the rest of this entry »





Northern Ireland: Overview of internet intermediary and media law cases in 2019, Part 1 – Ciaran O’Shiel and Charlotte Turk

5 02 2020

It was a relatively quiet year, with only three published judgments from the Northern Ireland courts (the same as in 2018). There was one Court of Appeal case, involving reporting restriction orders, with the Crown Court and High Court delivering judgments dealing with a source disclosure order and ‘revenge porn’ images. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Northern Ireland: Arthurs v NGN, no reasonable expectation of privacy in father’s criminal convictions – Ciaran O’Shiel and Charlotte Turk

15 02 2018

In the case of Arthurs v News Group Newspapers Ltd ([2017] NICA 70) the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal upheld a decision to reject the Plaintiff’s application for interim relief based on claims for misuse of private information and breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998. Read the rest of this entry »