The recent decision of Weller & Ors v Associated Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 1163 (QB)has strengthened the rights of children against the mass media in English law. This decision is an important step in developing the rights for children against paparazzi under Article 8 ECHR. Continue reading
On 16 April 2014, Mr Justice Dingemans in the Queen’s Bench Division handed down judgment in Wellers & Ors v Associated Newspapers Limited  EWHC 1163 (QB), awarding Paul Weller’s three children a total of £10,000 damages for misuse of private information. Continue reading
The first privacy trial since July 2012 began at the High Court yesterday before Mr Justice Dingemans. The claim is brought by the musician Paul Weller, on behalf of this three children, against Associated Newspapers Limited over photographs of the children which appeared on Mail Online.