Law and Media Round Up – 19 November 2018

19 11 2018

On 13 and 14 November 2018 Supreme Court heard the appeal in the crucial “serious harm” case of Lachaux v Independent Print Limited. The three sessions can be watched on the Supreme Court website. The Press Gazette has a short report on the arguments advanced by the parties in the case.  Judgment was reserved. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 5 November 2018

5 11 2018

On 29 October 2018 Lord Speaker Lord Fowler issued a statement on parliamentary privilege. The statement comes in the aftermath of Lord Hain’s naming of Sir Philip Green despite an interim injunction being in place, relying upon parliamentary privilege. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 29 October 2018

29 10 2018

On Tuesday 23 October 2018 the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in ABC v Telegraph Media Group [2018] EWCA Civ 2329.  This caused a storm of media complaint and misrepresentation – the Telegraph itself failing to make clear the temporary nature of the injunction or the fact that two of the complainants covered by NDAs supported it. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 22 October 2018

22 10 2018

It was reported this week that former Deputy Prime Minister and Lib Dem leader Sir Nick Clegg is to take over as the head of Facebook’s global affairs and communications team. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 15 October 2018

15 10 2018

On 8 October 2018 Warby J handed down judgment in the data protection representation action of Lloyd v Google ([2018] EWHC 2599 (QB)). He refused the representative claimant permission to serve the claim on Google in California. There was an Inforrm case comment and a post on the Panopticon blog. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 8 October 2018

8 10 2018

The first of a number of important media and information law appeals listed this term is before the Court of Appeal this week. The three day appeal in the “data leak” case of Various Claimants v W M Morrisons Supermarkets will begin on 9 October 2018 Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 1 October 2018

1 10 2018

The Michaelmas Legal Term and the 2018-2019 “legal year” begins today.  The Michaelmas Term will end on 21 December 2018.  This is our first round up of the term and our Summer Break ends today. Read the rest of this entry »