News International, also now known as NI Group, has just announced that its Compensation Scheme for victims of mobile phone interception is to close in April 2013. The Scheme has been in operation since April 2011. Compensation is assessed by former High Court Judge, Sir Charles Gray. The announcement is in the following terms: Continue reading
In a post published on Inforrm on 14 November 2011, I discussed the current state of the Voicemail Interception Litigation (“the Litigation”) and the proposed new Voicemail Interception Compensation Scheme (“the Scheme”). This post seeks to bring matters up to date.