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ZXC v Bloomberg LP

Misuse of Private Information – Breach of Confidence – Data Protection Act 1998 – Article 8 – Article 10 – criminal investigations – letter of request – journalism

[2020] EWCA Civ 611 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Justice Underhill; Lord Justice Bean; Lord Justice Simon

BVG v LAR (No 2)

Blackmail - Privacy - Misuse of Private Information - Harassment - Summary Judgment - Final Injunction

[2020] EWHC 931 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicol J

DSM SFG Group Holdings Limited v Kelly

Breach of Confidence - Harassment - Discharge of Undertakings to the Court - The extent, if at all, that it is permissible for a litigant to rely on confidential information, obtained by covert recording of another's premises, to support a legal claim before that litigant has established the right to use that information

[2019] EWCA Civ 2256 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Justice Davis; Lord Justice Simon

UKIP Ltd v Braine & Ors

Injunction - Without Notice - Blackmail - Disclosure - Breach of Confidence – s.12, Human Rights Act 1998 - Interim Non-Disclosure Orders

[2019] EWHC 3527 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Warby J

UUU v BBB

Blackmail - Harassment - Legitimate Expectation of Privacy - ECHR Article 8 - "Without Prejudice" privilege - Anonymity - Private Hearing - Practice Guidance: Interim Non-Disclosure Orders

[2019] EWHC 3190 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Steyn J

Chandler v O’Connor

Libel – Twitter – Summary Relief – Defamation Act 1996 – Assessment of Damages

[2019] EWHC 3181 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Nicklin J

SOJ v JAO

Injunction - Without Notice - Private Hearing- Anonymity - Blackmail - Data Protection - Privacy - Confidentiality - s12, Human Rights Act 1998

[2019] EWHC 2569 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Pepperall J

AAA v Rakoff

Injunction - Privacy – Anonymity - Expedition

[2019] EWHC 2525 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Nicklin J

BVG v LAR (No 1)

Blackmail - Privacy - Misuse of Private Information - Harassment - Interim Injunction- Non-Disclosure Application

[2019] EWHC 2388 (QC) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Murray J

BVC v EWF

Privacy - injunction - internet publication - jurisdiction - special jurisdiction - Lugano Convention - centre of interests

[2018] EWHC 2674 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Karen Steyn QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

DB v General Medical Council

Data protection – personal data – whether there is rebuttal presumption against disclosure in cases of mixed personal data – Data Protection Act 1998

[2018] EWCA Civ 1497 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Arden, Sales, Irwin LJJ

PML v Person(s) Unknown

Breach of Confidence – Blackmail - Injunction Against Person(s) Unknown – Application for continuation of interim injunction on return date – Derogations from Open Justice

[2018] EWHC 838 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

(1) NT1 & (2) NT2 v Google LLC

"right to be forgotten" - Google Search engine - de-listing - Data Protection Act 1998 - misuse of private information - spent convictions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Google Spain SL & another v Agencia Espanola de Proteccion de Datos (AEPD) and another Case C-131/12 - Article 29 Working Party Guidelines

[2018] EWHC 799 (QB; [2018] EMLR 18; [2018] HRLR 13 - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Mr Justice Warby

NPV v QEL & ZED

Interim Injunction - Misuse of Private Information - Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Blackmail - Derogations from Open Justice - Anonymity - Private Hearing - Without Notice to the Defendants

[2018] EWHC 703 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Galloway v Ali-Khan

Contempt of Court - Breach of Undertakings - Whether to accept admissions

[2018] EWHC 780 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Warby J

AXB v BXA

Harassment – Misuse of Private Information – Deceit – Anonymity – Injunction

[2018] EWHC 588 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Sir David Eady

Clarkson Plc v Person or Persons Unknown

Breach of Confidence - Injunction Against Person(s) Unknown - Application for Default Judgment and permanent injunction on paper - CPR 23.8 - Derogations from Open Justice 

[2018] EWHC 417 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Warby J

Shakil Khan (formerly JMO) v Tanweer Khan (formerly KTA)

Harassment – Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – Interim Injunction – Anonymity – Freedom of Expression

[2018] EWHC 241 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Clarkson Plc v Person or Persons Unknown

Injunction - Breach of Confidence - Return Date - Derogations from Open Justice

ex tempore - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Warby J

Al-KO Kober Ltd & Anor v Balvinder Sambhi

Interim injunction - malicious falsehood - Bonnard v Perryman - data protection - order under s10 DPA

[2017] EWHC 2474 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Whipple J

Mionis v Democratic Press SA and others

Appeal - Defamation - Article 10 of the European Convention - Section 12, Human Rights Act 1998 - Settlement - Whether Judge below was correct to have refused application to lift a stay in the proceedings imposed by a Tomlin Order

[2017] EWCA Civ 1194 - Court of Appeal

Judge Gloster, Sharp and Lindblom LLJ

Bains, Kazan-Allen & VNP v Moore, K2 Intelligence Ltd & Bigazzi

Breach of Confidence- Misuse of Private Information - Breach of statutory duty under the Data Protection Act 1998 - Interim Remedies - Delivery Up - Procedure - need for Particulars of Claim

[2017] EWHC 242 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat

Alcott v Ashworth (No. 2)

1980 Hague Convention - Children Act 1989 - Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Open Justice - Transparency - Family Courts - child abduction - privacy injunctions - reporting the courts - contempt of court  

[2016] EWHC 2414 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Alex Verdan QC sitting as a Judge of the High Court

AQA v Newsquest & ors

Injunctions - Misuse of Private Information - Without Notice - section 12 Human Rights Act - Open Justice - Coroners' Court

n/a - High Court of Justice

Judge Mrs Justice May

Cartier International AG v BSkyB (CA)

Injunctions – s.37 Senior Courts Act 1981 – web-blocking – trade marks – intellectual property – EU law – Norwich Pharmacal orders - costs

[2016] EWCA Civ 658 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lords Justices Jackson, Kitchin, and Briggs

PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd (SC)

PJS v News Group Newspapers – Privacy – Injunction – Court of Appeal – Article 8 – Article 10 – Sun on Sunday – Publicity - Permission to Appeal - Appeal - Supreme Court - whether to uphold decision of Court of Appeal to discharge interim injunction

[2016] UKSC 26 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Reed, Lord Toulson

PJS v News Group Newspapers (2)

PJS v News Group Newspapers - Privacy - Injunction - Court of Appeal - Article 8 - Article 10 - Sun on Sunday - Publicity

[2016] EWCA Civ 393 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Justice Jackson, Lady Justice King, Lord Justice Simon

Monarch Airlines Ltd v Yaqub

Harassment - Injunction - Protection from Harassment Act 1997

unreported - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Walden-Smith

PJS v News Group Newspapers

Privacy - Injunction - Misuse of Private Information - Article 8 - Article 10 - Balancing exercise - Correcting the Record - Rights of Children

[2016] EWCA Civ 100 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Justice Jackson, Lady Justice King

Brand & Goldsmith v Berki

Summary judgment granted in harassment claim

[2015] EWHC 3373 - High Court Queen's Bench

Judge Jay J

JPH v XYZ (No 2)

Privacy - injunction -  revenge porn -  anonymity - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR - unless order - debarring order

[2015] EWHC - High Court (Queen's Bench Divison)

Judge Blake J

JPH v XYZ (No 1)

Privacy - without notice injunction - "revenge porn" - disclosure order - service by email

[2015] EWHC 2871 - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Popplewell J

Cheshire West and Chester Council v Pickthall

Interim Injunction - Protection from Harassment Act 1997- Article 10 - whether to grant an interim injunction to prevent the defendant harassing the claimants and others by publication of allegations and abusive remarks - whether the claimants are likely to succeed at trial in defeating the defendant's defence of preventing or detecting crime

[2015] EWHC 2141 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Manchester District Registry

Judge Mr Justice Edis

Sloutsker v Romanova

Defamation - Assessment of damages for publications online - whether to grant an injunction against a defendant overseas- whether to proceed in the defendant's absence- whether the court needed to rule on meaning where default judgment had been entered

[2015] EWHC 2053 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

National Farmers’ Union v Tiernan

Contempt of Court - Animal Rights Protesters - Anti-Harassment Injunction -Breach of Injunction - Committal Proceedings - Infringement of Article 6 (right to a fair trial) - availability of legal aid - privilege against self incrimination

[2015] EWCA - Court of Appeal

Judge Patten, Fulford & Sharp LJJ

Rhodes (previously “MLA”) v OPO

Elements of the tort of Wilkinson v Downton - interim injunction - article 10 - freedom of expression - whether Wilkinson v Downton should operate to prohibit a writer from telling a true autobiographical account of his upbringing which risks causing psychological harm to his son

[2015] UKSC 32 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger PSC, Lady Hale DPSC, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Toulson

YXB v TNO

Footballer refused injunction over alleged blackmail plot

[2015] EWHC 826 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Mr Justice Warby

CG v Facebook Ireland Ltd

Privacy - harassment - online publication - Facebook - publicising sex offender's identity and whereabouts - injunction - take-down

[2015] NIQB 11 - High Court of Northern Ireland, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Stephens J

Kerner v (1) WX and (2) YZ

Harassment – Injunction – Section 12 HRA – Freedom of expression – Practice Guidance

[2015] EWHC 128 (QB) - High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Wilson v Ferguson

Equity - Breach of confidence - Online publication – “revenge pornography”

Remedies - Injunction - Equitable compensation - Compensation for embarrassment, anxiety and distress

Costs - Indemnity costs

[2015] WASC 15 - Supreme Court of Western Australia

Judge Mitchell J

Al Hamadani v Al Khafaf and others

Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – Course of conduct – Joint enterprise - Injunctions - Relief from sanctions – witness statements

[2015] EWHC 38 (QB) - High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

QRS v Beach (No. 3)

Harassment - injunction - default judgment - setting aside default judgment

[2014] EWHC 4189 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Mionis v Democratic Press SA

Defamation - Libel - Foreign Parties - Settlement of Action by way of Tomlin Order - Whether contractual undertakings restricting freedom of expression had been breached - Whether contractual undertakings restricting freedom of expression should be coverted into an injunction - Whether an inquiry as to damages should be ordered - Applications for Derogations from Open Justice - Hearing in Private- Restrictions on Access to Papers

[2014] EWHC 4104 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir David Eady

Mahmood v BBC

Privacy - Interim Injunction - Articles 2, 3, 8 and 10 of the European Convention - Permission to Appeal - Whether Permission to Appeal should be given to appeal judgment below - Whether there was a risk to the applicant's life from showing his appearance on a television programme

[2014] EWCA Civ 1567 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Elias and Sharp LLJ

Coulson v Wilby

Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - interim injunction - online publications

[2014] EWHC 3404 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

OPO (a child by BHM his litigation friend) v MLA

Injunction application - misuse of private information - negligence - Wilkinson v Downton - psychiatric harm - jurisdiction

[2014] EWCA Civ 1277 - Court of Appeal

Judge Arden, Jackson & McFarlane LJJ

QRS v Beach

Harassment – Interim Injunction – online publication – service – Civil Procedure Rules

[2014] EWHC 3057 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Slade J

Ampito Ltd v Pask

Application for an interim injunction in respect of alleged harassment via email, message boards and social media websites.

Extempore - QBD

Judge Haddon-Cave J

QRS v Beach (No. 2)

Harassment - injunction - default judgment - permanent injunction - anonymity - representative proceedings

[2014] EWHC 3319 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Stuart-Smith J

Brand v Berki

Harassment - injunction - Article 10 - s12 HRA - balance of convenience

[2014] EWHC 2979 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Carr J

AVB v TDD

Privacy – Harassment – Breach of Confidence – Breach of Contract - Damages - Injunction

[2014] EWHC 1442 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Tugendhat J

Ashworth v Royal National Theatre

Interim relief- specific performance- freedom of expression- breach of contract

[2014] EWHC 1176 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Cranston J

Ambrosiadou v Coward

Privacy - final injunctions - third parties - Spycatcher

[2013] EWHC 58 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

RocknRoll v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Expectation of Privacy - Public Figure - Public Domain - Public Interest

[2013] EWHC 24 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Briggs J

McClaren v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - misuse of private information - interim injunction - public figure - public interest - kiss and tell

[2012] EWHC 2466 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Lindblom J

King v Sunday Newspapers Ltd

King- Sunday Newspapers- Northern Ireland- personal injury- harassment- misuse of private information- Article 2 ECHR- Article 3 ECHR- Article 8 ECHR- costs order appeal- basis of costs order- injunction- damages

[2012] No NICA Ref GIR 8547 - Northern Ireland Court of Appeal

Judge Higgins, Girvan and Coghlin LJJ

WXY v Gewanter

WXY- Gewanter- Positive Profile- Burby- injunction- privacy- harassment- confidentiality- terms of draft order- whether information has entered the public domain- identity of claimant- fade factor- disclosure of persons to whom documents published- disclosure of funders of litigation

[2012] EWHC 1601 (QB) - QBD

Judge Slade J

Contostavlos v Mendahun

Interim Injunction - Privacy - Video footage - Internet

[2012] EWHC 850 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

BUQ v HRE

misuse of private information- employment tribunals  - interim non-disclosure order - issue of proceedings - right to a fair trial - right to respect for private life

[2012] EWHC 774 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Tugendhat J

Gold v Cox (No.2)

Confidentiality - misuse of private information - interim injunction - adjourned hearing - form of proviso to injunction - burden of proof

[2012] EWHC 367 (QB) - High Court (Queens's Bench Division)

Judge Tugendhat J

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No. 2)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman -  Minors - Article 8 - Article 10

[2012] EWHC 355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Gold v Cox (No.1)

Confidentiality - misuse of private information - interim injunction - procedure

[2012] EWHC 272 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Tugendhat J

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No.1)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman - Anonymity of Parties - Minors - Article 8 - Article 10 - Preservation of Anonymity pending appeal

[2012] EWHC 239 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Lindblom J

Cooper v Turrell

Libel - breach of confidence - misuse of private information - assessment of damages - injunctions

[2011] EWHC 3269 (QB) - High Court, QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

STU v UVW

Misuse of private information - interim injunction - anonymity - open justice

[2011] EWHC 3133 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Tugendhat J

(1) Ting Lan Hong (2) Child KLM v XYZ & Ors

Harassment - Interim Injunction - Application without Notice - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 s.1(1)(a)

[2011] EWHC 2995 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Sleeman v Panchaud

Defamation -- Injunctions - Without Notice Injunctions - Bonnard v Perryman - Practice & Procedure - s.110 Patents Act 1997 - Unauthorised Claim of Patent Rights

- Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Tugendhat

Hutcheson v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Public interest -  s 12(3) Human Rights Act

[2011] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] EMLR 2; [2012] UKHRR 1329 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Neuberger MR, Etherton & Gross LJJ

Araci v Fallon

Sport - horseracing - jockey - 1 year retainer contract - request to ride C's horse in Epsom Derby - anticipatory breach - contract for services - express negative obligations - injunction - whether injunction oppressive - whether damages an adequate remedy

[2011] EWCA Civ 668 - Court of Appeal

Judge Jackson LJ, Elias LJ

CTB v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Misuse of private information - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - Interim injunction - Blackmail - Anonymity - Public domain

[2011] EWHC 1232 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Mosley v UK

Article 8, ECHR - Right to respect for private life - Victim status - Domestic remedies - Positive obligations - Availability of injunctive relief - Margin of appreciation - No violation

Application no. 48009/08; [2012] EMLR 1 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Garlicki, Bratza, Mijovic, Bjorgvinsson, Hirvela, Bianku, Vucinic

OPQ v BJM

Privacy - Human Rights - Injunctive relief - Injunctions - Spycatcher - Contra mundum - third parties - media

[2011] EWHC 1059 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Goldsmith & Anor v BCD; Khan v BCD

Privacy - Injunction – Anonymity order – 'Super-injunction' – Article 8 ECHR - Failure to serve proceedings on defendant – Breach of undertaking - Final order

[2011] EWHC 674 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Tugendhat

Hirschfeld v McGrath

Misuse of private information - Confidentiality - Marital confidences - Injunction - Consent order - Undertakings - Anonymity - Reporting proceedings

[2011] EWHC 249 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

JIH v News Group Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Injunction - Anonymity order - Privacy - Misuse of private information - Open justice - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR - Reporting restrictions

[2011] EWCA Civ 42 - Court of Appeal

Judge Master of the Rolls, Kay & Smith LJJ

CDE v MGN Ltd

Privacy - Breach of confidence - Interim injunction - Article 8 ECHR - Right to private life - Article 10 ECHR - Freedom of expression - Public interest - Balancing exercise - Anonymity of parties

[2010] EWHC 3308 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

XJA v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Injunction – Anonymity order – Privacy – Misuse of private information – Open justice – Articles 8, 10 ECHR

[2010] EWHC 3174 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

KGM v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - injunction - public interest - threat to publish

[2010] EWHC 3145 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

KJH v HGF

Privacy - Interim injunction - Anonymisation - Blackmail

[2010] EWHC 3064 (QB) - QBD

Judge Sharp J

JIH v News Group Newspapers (No 2)

Injunction - Anonymity order - Privacy - Misuse of private information - Open justice - Articles 8, 10 ECHR

[2010] EWHC 2979 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Donald v Ntuli

Privacy - Injunctions - Arts 8 and 10 ECHR - Anonymity of parties - Non-disclosure of fact of injunction

[2010] EWCA Civ 1276 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury MR, Kay LJ, Sedley LJ

Gray v UVW

Privacy - Injunction - Anonymity - Undertakings - ECHR, Articles 8, 10

[2010] EWHC 2367 (QB) - QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

AMM v HXW

Privacy - Interim injuction - Blackmail  - Anonymity - European Convention on Human Rights, Articles 8, 10

[2010] EWHC 2457 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Farrall v Kordowski

Libel - Interim injunction - Freedom of expression - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998 - Article 10, ECHR - 'Solicitors from Hell' website

[2010] EWHC 2436 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

BBC v HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Interim injunction – Confidential information - Human Rights Act 1998, s.12(3) – Likelihood of establishing at trial that publication should not be allowed – Public domain

[2010] EWHC 2424 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Morgan J

TUV v Persons Unknown

Ex parte injunctions - Privacy - "Persons unknown" - Service on media defendants

[2010] EWHC 853 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Terry (previously ‘LNS’) v Persons Unknown

Interim injunctions - Privacy - Confidence - Articles 6, 8 and 10, ECHR - Human Rights Act, s 12(3) - CPD25PD

[2010] EWHC 119 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council v BBC

Injunctions - Private and confidential information - Threat to publish - CPR PD 25 - Human Rights Act 1998, s 12

[2010] EWHC 53 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Tugendhat

Re Ward; sub nom Dr A & Others v Ward & Ward

Care Proceedings - Anonymity - Expert witnesses - Contra mundum injunctions - Publication of information relating to the proceedings - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Article 8 - Privacy

[2010] EWHC 16 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Munby J (now Munby LJ)

BKM Ltd v BBC

Injunctions - Privacy - Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Human Rights Act 1998, ss. 12(3) and (4)

[2009] EWHC 3151 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Mr Justice Mann

Lonzim Plc & others v Sprague

Defamation - Slander - Libel - Publication - Extent of publication - Internet publication - Abuse of process - Striking out - Summary judgment - Foreign publisher - Aggravated damages - Striking out - No real damage - Vindication - Injunction - Proportionality

[2009] EWHC 2838 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Bloom v Robinson-Millar

Defamation - Libel - Harassment - Trial of action - Neighbour dispute - Publication of letters over a long period - Whether course of conduct was harassment of claimant - Damages

07/10/2009 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

RST v UVW

Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Article 8 - Respect for privacy - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998 - Privacy – Confidence – Interim injunction

[2009] EWHC 2448 (QB) - Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Napier & Another v Pressdram Ltd

Breach of confidence - injunction - disciplinary investigations - privacy - Legal Services Ombudsman - s.23 Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 - s. 44D & s. 44E Solicitors Act 1974 - Legal Services Act 2007

[2009] EWCA Civ 443 - Court of Appeal

Judge Hughes, Toulson and Sullivan LJJ

Re Stedman & Patten (& Others)

Reporting restrictions - Family - Children - Injunctions - Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Article 8 - Respect for privacy and family life - Public domain - 'Canute' principle - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2009] EWHC 935 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Mrs Justice Eleanor King

Barclays Bank PLC v Guardian News & Media Ltd

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Documents available on internet - Whether documents remained confidential - Human Rights Act 1998, s.12(4) - Freedom of expression - Public interest - Whether injunction proportionate interference with right

[2009] EWHC 591 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Blake J

WER v REW

Privacy - Injunctions - Evidence about allegedly private information - Truth or falsity - Public domain - Notification of media - Spycatcher principle

Unreported, 26 January 2009 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Charles Gray

Medway Council v G and Others

Care proceedings – s.12, Administration of Justice Act 1960 – Publication of judgments - Identification of local authority - Articles 8 and 10, European Convention on Human Rights

[2008] EWHC 1691 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge The President

Mond & Ors v Mason & Ors

Libel - Malicious falsehood - Causing loss by unlawful means - Freezing order - Good arguable case - Real risk of removal or disposal of assets - Injunction restraining publication

[2008] EWHC 1649 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

P & Others v Quigley

Misuse of private information - False information - Article 8 - Article 10 - Injunctive relief - Breach of contract

[2008] EWHC 1051 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Commissioner of Police of Bermuda & Anor v Bermuda Broadcasting Co Ltd & Ors

Breach of confidence - Public interest - Media law - Freedom of the press - Police investigations - Injunctive relief - Allegations of corruption

The Times, 24 January 2008 - Privy Council

Judge Lord Hoffmann, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord Mance and Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd & Others v Vetplus Ltd (CA)

Prior restraint – Interim Injunctions – Human Rights Act section 12(3) – European Convention on Human Rights Article 10 – Comparative Advertising – Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Trade Marks

[2007] EWCA Civ 583; [2007] FSR 29; (2007) HRLR 33; (2007) BusLR 1456; (2007) 97 BMLR 1; (2007) 30(8) IPD 30052; The Times, 27 June 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Pill, Longmore & Jacob LJJ

RWE NPower v Carrol & Others

Harassment - Trespass - Injunction - Representative Capacity of Defendant - CPR 19.6(4) - Enforcement of Order - Power of Arrest under Protection from Harassment Act 1997.

[2007] EWHC 947 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Teare J

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd & Others v Vetplus Ltd (ChD)

Prior restraint – Interim Injunctions – Human Rights Act section 12(3) – European Convention on Human Rights Article 10 – Comparative Advertising – Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Trade Marks

[2007] EWHC 972 (Ch); [2007] FSR 28; (2007) 30(6) IPD 30043 - Chancery Division

Judge Pumfrey J

Browne v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Privacy - Injunction - Freedom of expression - Breach of confidence - Articles 8,10 ECHR - s.12 HRA 1998

[2007] EWCA Civ 295; [2008] 1 QB 103; [2007] 3 WLR 289; [2007] EMLR 538 - Court of Appeal

Judge Clarke MR, Buxton, Keene LLJ

Re Ward; BBC v CAFCASS Legal & Ors

Reporting restrictions - Care proceedings - s. 12 Adminstration of Justice Act 1960 - Disclosure - Anonymised judgments - Contra mundum order to protect medical expert witnesses, treating doctors, social workers and other witnesses in care proceedings - Interim orders - Practice and procedure - s. 12 Human Rights Act 1998 -Duration of order - Requirement of notice

[2007] EWHC 616 (Fam); [2007] 2 FLR 765; [2007] Fam Law 704 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Browne v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR - Business information - Interim injunction - Prior restraint - Section 12 HRA 1998 - Contempt of court

[2007] EWHC 202 (QB); [2007] EMLR 515 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Verlagsgruppe News GmbH v Austria (No.2)

Privacy- Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Publication of photographs - Criminal proceedings - Copyright -Injunctions

[2007] EMLR 413 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge C. Rozakis P, L. Loucaides, N. Vajiæ, A. Kovler, K. Hajiyev, S.E. Jebens & K. Herndl

CC v AB

Privacy - Confidence - Injunctions - Article 8 - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - Harassment

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

X & Y v Persons Unknown

Privacy - Confidence - Injunctions - Application to Discharge - "John Doe" Orders - Notification of media

[2006] EWHC 2783 (QB); [2007] EMLR 290 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Australian Broadcasting Corporation v O’Neill

Defamation – Injunctive relief – Plea of justification – Restraint on publication

[2006] HCA 46 - High Court of Australia

Judge Gleeson CJ, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne, Heydon and Crennan JJ

Sunderland Housing Company & another v Baines & others

Defamation- Libel - Harassment - Data protection - Injunctive relief - Responsibility for website - Whether injunctive relief should be granted - John Doe order

[2006] EWHC 2359 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Clayton v Clayton

Reporting Restrictions - Family Division - Section 97 Children Act 1989 - Section 1 Children Act 1989 - Prohibited Steps Order

[2006] EWCA Civ 878; [2006] Fam 83; [2006] 3 WLR 599; [2007] 1 All ER 1197; [2007] EMLR 65; (2007) 1 FLR 11; (2006) HRLR 34; (2007) UKHRR 264; The Times, 4 July 2006; The Independent, 29 June 2006 - Court of Appeal

Judge The President, Arden & Wall LJJ

John v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Article 8, ECHR - Breach of confidence - Injunction - Photographs - Photograph of Claimant in public street

[2006] EWHC 1611 (QB); [2006] EMLR 772 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Adidas-Salomon AG v Draper & others

Sport - Tennis - Competition Law - Arts 81, 82 Treaty of Rome - Players' Dress Regulations - Manufacturer's Logo - Injunction Application - Defendants' Summary Judgment Application

[2006] EWHC 1318 (Ch); [2006] ISLR, SLR-76 - Chancery Divison

Judge The Chancellor

Mahmood v Galloway & McKay

Freedom of expression - Privacy - Articles 2, 8, and 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Interim injunction - Photographs - Internet

[2006] EWHC 1286 (QB); [2006] EMLR 763 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mitting J

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

Breach of Confidence - Privacy - Copyright - Public Interest - Fair Dealing - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24 - Injunction - Delivery Up - Damages

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 - High Court, Chancery Division

Judge Blackburne J

Howlett v Holding (No. 4)

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Injunction - Interim injunction - Permanent injunction - Private life - Freedom of expression - Articles 8 & 10 ECHR - Defamatory allegations on banners and leaflets - Covert surveillance

[2006] EWHC 41 (QB); The Times, 8 February 2006 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Wirtschafts-Trend Zeitschriften-Verlagsgesellschaft v Austria (No.3)

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - Defamation - Meaning - Criminal offence - Public interest/public figure - Photograph - Injunction

Applications Nos. 66298/01 and 15653/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza (President), Bonello, Pellonpää, Traja, Steiner, Garlicki, Borrego Borrego (Judges), Elens Passos, RegistrarJJ

BBC v Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, X and Y

Privacy - Anonymity - Social workers - Family proceedings - Injunction to restrain identification - Article 8, ECHR - Freedom of expression - Article 10, ECHR

[2005] EWHC 2862 (Fam); [2006] EMLR 117 - Family Division

Judge Ryder J

Cray v Hancock & Another

Libel - Publication - Justification - Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Damages - Injunction - Negligence - Breach of Duty - Solicitor

04/11/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge His Honour John Previté QC

Taylor v Rive Droit Music Ltd

Music law - Contract - Music publishing agreement - Contradictory and inconsistent terms - Duration of agreement - Infringement - Meaning of 'composition' - Implied terms  - Positive and negative obligations - Unlawful interference with goods - Allegations of dishonesty

[2005] EWCA Civ 1300; [2006] EMLR 52 - Court of Appeal

Judge Chadwick, Latham, and Neuberger LJJ

Re W

Criminal trial - Injunction to restrain identification of defendant and victim - Children - Non-parties - Privacy - Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10

[2005] EWHC 1564 (Fam); [2006] 1 FLR 1; The Times, 21 July 2005 - Family Division

Judge Sir Mark Potter P

A v B, C & D

Privacy - Confidence - Injunctions - Likelihood of Success - Claimant having put similar information into the public domain - 'zone of privacy'

[2005] EWHC 1651 (QB); [2005] EMLR 851; [2005] 28(8) IPD 28060 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Georgallides v Etzin

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - interim injunction - whether application for injunction for harassment was an attempt to circumvent rule in Bonnard v Perryman - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998- articles 8 and 10 - width of injunction

12/07/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

A & B v Channel Four

Privacy - Injunctions - Covert filming of children in schools - Article 8 - Article 10 - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2005] EWHC 3522 (Fam); [2007] 1 FLR 678 - Family Division (Newcastle District Registry)

Judge Munby J

X v BBC and Lion Television Ltd

Injunction - Privacy - Article 8 - Confidence - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - s.12(3), Human Rights Act 1998 - Broadcasting

[2005] CSOH 80 - Court of Session, Outer House

Judge M G Thomson QC (sitting as a Temporary Judge)

Covance Laboratories Inc v PETA Europe Ltd

Breach of confidence - Interim injunction - s.12 HRA - Public interest - Public domain

16/06/2005 - Chancery Division (Leeds District Registry)

Judge HHJ Langan QC

E v Channel Four & Another

Injunctions - Inherent jurisdiction - Capacity to consent to participation in television programme - Whether in subject's best interests - Balance between Article 10 and Article 8

[2005] EWHC 1144 (Fam); [2005] EMLR 709; [2005] 2 FLR 913; [2005] UKHRR 789 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Douglas v Hello! Ltd (No 8) (CA)

Privacy - Confidence - Transferability of rights of privacy/ confidence - Economic torts - Test of intention as an ingredient of economic torts - Test of causation of damage - Interim injunctions - Whether damages adequate remedy

[2005] EWCA Civ 595; [2006] QB 125; [2005] 3 WLR 881; [2005] EMLR 609; The Times 24 May 2005; The Times 26 May 2005 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Clarke & Neuberger LJJ

Green Corns Ltd v Claverley Group Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Public domain - Public interest - Addresses of children's care homes

[2005] EWHC 958 (QB); [2005] EMLR 748 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Deloitte & Touche v Dickson & Others

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Public Interest - Press statements - Article 10 - Article 8

[2005] EWHC 721 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Laddie J

Greene v Associated Newspapers Ltd & Another

Defamation - Injunction - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998 - Likelihood of success - Threshold for grant of injunction - Bonnard v Perryman test

[2004] EWCA Civ 1462; [2005] QB 972; [2005] 3 WLR 281; [2005] EMLR 217; [2005] 1 All ER 30; The Times, 10 November 2004; The Independent, 9 November 2004 - Court of Appeal

Judge Brooke, May and Dyson LJJ

Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee & Others (HL)

Human Rights - Breach of confidence - Injunction - interim relief - Freedom of expression - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Real Prospect of Success

[2004] UKHL 44; [2005] 1 AC 253; [2004] 3 WLR 918; [2004] 4 All ER 617; [2005] EMLR 1; The Times 15 Oct 2004 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Woolf, Hoffmann and Scott and Baroness Hale

Carr v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Others

Injunctive Relief - Confidence - Threats to Kill - ECHR - Article 2 - Article 3 - Article 8 - Article 10 - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

14/05/2004 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Re X & Y

Privacy - Injunctions - Reporting restrictions - Children

[2004] EWHC 762 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 607 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Coys Limited v Autocherish Limited & others

Defamation - Libel - interim injunction - website publication - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Rule in Bonnard v Perryman - test to be applied

[2004] EWHC 1334 (QB); [2004] EMLR 482 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Fayed v BBC

Contract - TV programme - Prior approval - Interim Injunction

[2004] EWHC 109 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Royce J

Attorney General v MGN Ltd

Confidential information - breach of confidence - Human Rights - employment contract - whether a contractual duty of confidence should be given more weight than an implied duty- interim injunction

[2003] EWHC 3201 (Ch); [2004] EMLR 223 - Chancery Division

Judge Lewison J

One Honest Man Inc v BBC

Broadcasting - Contract - Injunction - Human Rights - whether the claimant should be granted an injunction

[2003] EWHC 2808 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge N Strauss QC

D v L

Privacy - Confidence - Injunction - Consent - European Convention on Human Rights - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - Article 8 - Respect for private life - public domain

[2003] EWCA Civ 1169; [2004] EMLR 1 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Waller & Carnwarth LJJ

In re S (A Child) (CA)

Family law - Reporting restrictions - Inherent jurisdiction - Injunctions - Human rights - Privacy - Article 8 ECHR - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR

[2003] EWCA Civ 963; [2004] Fam 43; [2003] 3 WLR 1425; [2003] HRLR 911 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Hale & Latham LJJ

Maris & Others v Walsh

Defamation - Libel - breach of confidence - threat to publish -interim injunction.

[2003] EWHC 1417 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Miller Brewing Company v The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company

Trade Marks - Infringement - Detention of infringing goods by customs authorities - Application for statutory delivery up - Notice of Application served on all those having an interest in the goods - Whether applications under ss. 16 and 19 of the Trade Marks Act 1994 can be made in the same proceedings - Whether third party should be protected under cross undertaking in damages - Whether second defendant an importer

[2004] FSR 5 - Chancery Division

Judge Neuberger J

X (formerly known as Mary Bell) & Y v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Ors

Anonymity Order - Lifetime Injunction to restrain identification - Breach of Confidence - Human Rights Act 1998 - Article 2 - Article 8 - Article 10 - whether the applicants' exceptional circumstances warranted the grant of lifetime protection contra mundum

[2003] EWHC 1101 (QB); [2003] FSR 850; [2003] EMLR 850 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Butler-Sloss P

Mersey Care NHS Trust v Ackroyd (No.1) (CA)

Disclosure of journalistic source - Public interest defence - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR- Section 10 Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Summary judgment

[2003] EWCA Civ 663; [2003] EMLR 820; [2003] Lloyd's Rep Med 379; [2003] FSR 820 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, May & Carnwarth LJJ

Covance Laboratories v J

Breach of confidence - public domain - corporate documents - whether internet publication defeated claim in confidence - injunctions

20 & 27 March 2003 - Chancery Division

Judge Etherton J & Timothy Lloyd J

Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee & Another (CA)

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Freedom of expression - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Real Prospect of Success

[2003] EWCA Civ 103; [2003] Ch 650; [2003] 2 All ER 318; [2003] EMLR 323; [2003] 3 WLR 999; [2003] EMLR 323 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown LJ, Sedley LJ, Arden LJ

Attorney General v Punch Ltd & Another

Contempt of court – Criminal contempt – Human Rights - Intention to interfere with course of justice – Breach of injunction by person not party to action

[2002] UKHL 50; [2003] 1 AC 1046; [2003] 2 WLR 49; [2003] 1 All ER 289; [2003] EMLR 141 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Steyn, Hoffmann, Nicholls, Hope & Walker

Jockey Club v Buffham

Confidential information - breach of confidence - final injunction against defendant - third party applying to use documents confidential to the claimant obtained from defendant - whether use of such documents by third party a contempt of court

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

A v B plc (Flitcroft v MGN Ltd)

Breach of confidence - Privacy - Interim injunction - Public Interest - Human Rights Act 1998 - Article 10 - guidelines to be considered on interim applications - public figures - role models - section 12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2002] EWCA Civ 337; [2003] QB 195; [2002] EMLR 371; [2002] 3 WLR 542; [2002] 2 All ER 545 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Woolf CJ, Laws and Dyson LJJ

H v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Confidence - Privacy - Human Rights - Injunction - HIV - Medical records - Data Protection Act 1998

[2002] EWCA Civ 195 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Judge & Carnwarth LJJ

Ludlow Music Ltd v Williams & Others (No.2)

Intellectual property - Copyright - Song lyrics - Infringement -Remedies - Damages - Additional damages - Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, s.97(2) - Injunction

[2002] EWHC 638 (Ch); [2002] FSR 868 - Chancery Division

Judge Pumfrey J

Sony Computer Entertainment v Owen

Intellectual property - Copyright - Infringement - Injunction - Additional Statutory Damages - s.97(2) Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988 - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24

[2002] EWHC 45 (Ch); [2002] EMLR 34 - Chancery Division

Judge Jacob J

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

Intellectual property - confidential information - employment law - copyright - without notice order - discharge for non-disclosure - injunction

[2002] 8 CL 42 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Levy QC

ABC v Lenah Game Meats

Confidence - privacy - interim injunction -Australian law

[2001] HCA 63; (2001) 185 ALR 1 - High Court of Australia

Judge Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne and Callinan JJ

Medway Council v BBC

Family - Reporting Restrictions - Injunction - Children

[2002] 1 FLR 104; [2001] All ER (D) 243 (Oct) - Family Division

Judge Wilson J

Hamilton v Milroy-Sloan

Defamation- Libel - Injunctive Relief- Asset freezing order

30/08/2001 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Aikens J

London Regional Transport v Mayor of London

Breach of confidence - Contract - Injunction - public interest- Human Rights

[2001] EWCA Civ 1491; [2003] EMLR 88 - Court of Appeal

Judge Aldous, Robert Walker & Sedley LJJ

Mills v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Injunction - Privacy - Confidence - Press Complaints Commission Code of Conduct - European Convention on Human Rights - Article 10 - Article 8 - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2001] EMLR 957 - Chancery Division

Judge Lawrence Collins J

Attorney General v Times Newspapers Ltd and others

Confidential information – breach of confidence – public interest – public domain - injunctive relief - Article 10 ECHR - s 12 HRA

[2001] EWCA Civ 97; [2001] 1 WLR 885; [2001] EMLR 530 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR,Tuckey & Longmore LJJ

Imutran Ltd v Uncaged Campaigns Ltd

Confidential information - copyright - animals - medical research - experiments - interim injunctive relief - s12 Human Rights Act - standard of proof for interim injunction - public interest - democratic society making arrangements to secure public interest

[2001] EWHC 31 (Ch); [2001] 2 All ER 385; [2001] EMLR 563; [2002] FSR 20 - Chancery Division

Judge Morritt V-C

Venables & Thompson v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Confidential information - Disclosure - Injunction - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2001] EWHC 32 (QB); [2001] Fam 430; [2001] 2 WLR 1038; [2001] 1 All ER 908; [2001] EMLR 255; [2001] 1 FLR 791 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Butler-Sloss P

Douglas v Hello! Ltd

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Privacy - Human Rights Act 1998, s.12(3) - ECHR, Art 10 - ECHR, Art 8

[2001] QB 967; [2001] 2 WLR 992; [2001] 2 All ER 289; [2001] EMLR 199; [2001] FSR 732 - Court of Appeal

Judge Brooke, Sedley & Keene LJ

Ludlow Music Inc v Williams & Others

Intellectual property - Copyright - Song lyrics - Infringement - Substantial part - Summary judgment - Remedies

[2001] EMLR 155; [2001] FSR 271 - Chancery Division

Judge N Strauss QC

Trinity Mirror plc & Another v Punch Ltd

Intellectual property - Copyright - Confidence - Injunction - Delivery up - Protection of Sources - s.10 Contempt of Court Act 1981

19/07/2000 - Chancery Division

Judge Jacob J

Parker v Rasalingham

Injunctions - consent order - breach - legal advice - damages

Times Law Reports - High Court Chancery Division

Judge Lawrence Collins J

WH Smith v Colman

Trade Marks - Infringement - Passing off - Registration of Internet Domain Name - Admissibility of without prejudice correspondence

[2001] FSR 9 - Court of Appeal

Judge Chadwick & Robert Walker LJJ

Nicholls v BBC

Interlocutory injunction preventing broadcast of programme - breach of confidence - injunction granted ex parte, then discharged - appeal by plaintiff

[1999] EMLR 791 - Court of Appeal

Judge Butler-Sloss, Schiemann and Potter LJJ

Re G (Celebrities: Publicity)

Family proceedings - press restrictions - celebrities - prohibition on taking or publishing photographs of children - prohibition on parents communicating with news media about each other or about children - prohibition on publishing order or summary of order - application by newspaper to discharge or vary court's order to permit publication of summary of court's decision

[1999] 1 FLR 409 - Court of Appeal

Judge Swinton Thomas, Thorpe and Clarke LJJ

Bunn v BBC

Confidentiality - statement under caution - proposed publication - interim injunction application - public domain - public interest - iniquity

[1998] EMLR 846; [1998] 3 All ER 552; [1999] FSR 70 - Chancery Division

Judge Lightman J

Holley v Smyth

Defamation - libel - interim injunction - justification - whether motive of publisher relevant

[1998] QB 726; [1998] 2 WLR 742; [1998] 1 All ER 853 - Court of Appeal

Judge Auld, Slade, Staughton LLJ

M v BBC

Broadcasting - Private proceedings - Jurisdiction - Injunction - s.12(1)(a) Administration of Justice Act 1960

[1997] 1 FLR 51; [1997] 1 FCR 229 - Family Division

Judge Hale J

Goodwin v United Kingdom

Freedom of expression - Contempt of Court Act 1981 s.10 - Article 10 of ECHR - disclosure of journalist's source

(1996) 22 EHRR 123 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge

Essex County Council v Mirror Group Newspapers Limited

Children - newspaper publication - local authority application for disclosure orders - leave to apply - s100 Children Act 1989

[1996] 1 FLR 585; [1996] 2 FCR 831; [1996] Fam Law 270 - Family Division

Judge Connell J

Tolstoy Miloslavsky v United Kingdom

Defamation - Libel - Freedom of expression - article 10- access to court - artcile 6- quantum of libel damages - injunction restraining further publication - security for costs order

(1995) 20 EHRR 442 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge

Time Warner v Channel 4 Television

Intellectual property - Copyright - film - whether use of clips for television programme an infringement or fair dealing - interim injunction

[1994] EMLR 1 - Court of Appeal

Judge Neill, Farquharson and Henry LJJ

Prowess Racing Ltd v Jason Plato

Motor racing - contract - racing driver intending to change teams - injunction - restraint of trade - rule against penalties

22/03/1990 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Peter Pain

Kaye v Robertson & Sport Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Malicious falsehood - Trespass - Whether cause of action available to the plaintiff - Photographs - Injunctions

[1991] FSR 62; The Times 21 March 1990 - Court of Appeal

Judge Glidewell, Bingham and Leggatt LJJ

In re a Company’s Application

Confidential information - public interest - iniquity - proposal to disclose allegations to regulator

[1989] Ch 477 - Chancery Division

Judge Scott J

Attorney-General v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Contempt of court - publication - injunction - risk of prejudice to forthcoming libel trial

[1987] QB 1 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Donaldson MR, Parker LJ and Sir George Waller