Cases

Active filters: Barrister: Adam Speker QC [clear]
Area of work: Privacy and Confidence [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

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

Blue v Ashley v Times Newspapers Limited

Open Justice - Disclosure - Application by a non-party for court documents - Power of the court to provide documents to a non-party - CPR 5.4C - CPR 32.12 -  CPR 32.13

[2017] EWHC 1553 (Comm) - Commercial Court

Judge Mr Justice Leggatt

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

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

Abbey v Gilligan

Privacy- Confidence- Media Law - Public Interest - Abuse of Process - Whether a consultant to a company had title to sue in respect of company emails obtained by the Defendants and used in the publication of an article - whether the obtaining of the emails was a breach of confidence or misuse of private information - whether the publication of the article was a breach of confidence or misuse of private information - whether there was a public interest in publishing emails - whether the action was an abuse of process

[2012] EWHC 3217 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

RJA v AJR

  Privacy - Breach of Confidence - Misuse of Private Information - Derogations from Open Justice -  Whether the hearing should take place in private - whether anonymity should be continued

- Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J