Confidence, privacy and a question of fax: butler’s claim can’t be struck out – Jeremy Phillips

19 09 2015

Burrell BookOf note on account of the fact that it pitches one seasoned manipulator of the media against another is Paul Burrell v Max Clifford [2015] EWHC 2001 (Ch),  a High Court, Chancery Division, decision from England and Wales, delivered by Mr Justice Mann on 25 June 2015. This blogpost is based on a note on subscription-based service Lawtel; the full judgment has not yet been uploaded on to BAILII. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks agreed £200,000 deal with Max Clifford to settle hacking lawsuit – Martin Hickman

4 02 2014

Max CliffordDay 52, Part 2:  Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper group considered dispatching one of his favourite executives with a bundle of cash to settle a lawsuit for phone hacking, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking: Disclosure Ruling in Max Clifford v News of the World

20 02 2010

Max CliffordIn a judgment given on 3 February 2010 by Mr Justice Vos,  Max Clifford obtained extensive disclosure orders from the High Court against the two defendants, private investigator Glenn Mulcaire and Newsgroup Newspapers in his action for breach of confidence in respect of telephone interception. Clifford also obtained an extensive order for disclosure against the Information Commissioner. Read the rest of this entry »