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Media and Communications List: Substantial decline in the number of issued claims in the first half of 2022

There has been a substantial decline in the number of new claims issued in the Media and Communications List of the Queen’s Bench Division (“the M&C List”) in the first 6 months of 2022.   A total  of 100 new claims were issued, an annual rate of 200.  This is only 35% of the 564 new claims issued in 2021 and 53% of the 373 claims issued in 2020.  Continue reading

Data Drop Off: Fall in Data Protection Claims issued in the Media and Communications List – Kirsten Sjøvoll

There has been a steady rise in the popularity of claims brought in data protection in recent years from large scale group litigation arising from mass data breaches to individual claimants seeking redress for inaccuracies published about them. In the first 10 months of 2021, there were 289 new data protection claims issued in the Media and Communications List. This amounts to an average of 29 new claims each month. Continue reading

News: Privacy Injunction Statistics for 2018, five applications recorded, substantial reduction from 2017

The Ministry of Justice has published the privacy injunction statistics for 2018.  These record a total of 5 new interim privacy injunction applications. Of these 3 were granted, one was refused and one was withdrawn. The statistics are to be found in Section 7 of the Civil Justice Quarterly for October to December 2018 [pdf], published earlier this month. Continue reading

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