Huhne and Trimingham, “long lens photos don’t invade privacy” – five bad PCC adjudications

20 07 2013

Huhne Trimingham PCCThe Press Complaints Commission (“PCC”) has issued a series of bad privacy decisions on complaints by Chris Huhne and Carina Trimingham against five newspapers about the publication of photographs showing them in the grounds of an open prison.  The PCC found that these long lens photographs of the couple in a private place did not invade their privacy. Read the rest of this entry »





News, Exclusive: Carina Trimingham’s appeal against harassment ruling withdrawn

19 02 2013

Carina-Trimingham_2201220bCarina Trimingham has withdrawn the appeal in her harassment and privacy claim against the publisher of the Daily Mail. This was a matter of principle; brought because Carina and her legal team are convinced that the way the Daily Mail wrote about her, and in particular referred to her looks and her sexuality, was simply not acceptable. Read the rest of this entry »





Trimingham appeal raises important questions about Leveson and press harassment – Eloise Le Santo

21 01 2013

TriminghamIn March 2013 Carina Trimingham’s appeal in her claim against Associated Newspapers for harassment, misuse of private information and breach of copyright will be heard by the Court of Appeal. The High Court case and permission to appeal has already been covered by this blog, however this case also raises interesting points in light of the Leveson Report. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Trimingham v Associated Newspapers, no “harassment by newspaper” – Gervase de Wilde

22 06 2012

Harassment usually involves two individuals, the classic example being stalking but claims can, potentially cover a much wider range of activities. In Trimingham v Associated Newspapers Limited ([2012] EWHC 1296 (QB)), the claimant Carina Trimingham claimed that she had been harassed by a large number of articles in the Daily Mail in print and online, and by comments left by readers on the paper’s website. Read the rest of this entry »