Cases

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Area of work: Injunctive Relief [clear]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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