Law and Media Round Up – 15 January 2018

15 01 2018

The Data Protection Bill is currently progressing through the House of Lords, attracting much scrutiny in the process. Recent amendments can be found here.  The third day of the Report Stage was on 10 January 2018. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 8 January 2018

8 01 2018

A Happy New Year to all Inforrm readers. The Hilary Legal Term will commence on Thursday 11 January 2018 and will end on Wednesday 28 March 2018.   We will have a preview of the term later in the week. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 11 December 2017

11 12 2017

On Sunday it was announced that the notorious publicist Max Clifford died in hospital after collapsing in his cell.  He had been sentenced to 8 years imprisonment in May 2014 after being convicted of eight offences of indecent assault. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 4 December 2017

4 12 2017

Two data protection actions lead our round up this week.  First, the claimants in group litigation claim of against Morrisons Supermarket successfully established that the defendant was vicariously liable for a data leak (Various Claimants v W M Morrisons Supermarket plc [2017] EWHC 3113 (QB)).  Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 27 November 2017

27 11 2017

The Guardian has reported that Sir Brian Leveson has been asked to advise on the holding of the second part of his inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press.  He is being consulted on the question as to whether to press ahead with the second part of the inquiry, investigating corporate malpractice and the relationship between the media and the police.  Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 20 November 2017

20 11 2017

The libel claim brought Hope not Hate against Nigel Farage settled this week – ahead of a hearing to deal with “serious harm” and “defamatory tendency”.  Mr Farage gave a contractual undertaking not to publish any allegation that Hope not Hate pretends to be peaceful when it in fact uses violent and undemocratic means to achieve its ends.  Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 13 November 2017

13 11 2017

On 7 November 2017 the first meeting of the Media and Communications List User Group took place at the Royal Courts of Justice.  Warby J was in the chair and welcomed a large group of Court users including solicitors, inhouse lawyers, barristers and NGOs.  Read the rest of this entry »