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CWD v Nevitt & Ors

Privacy - defamation - anonymity - r16 order - reporting restrictions - s11 Contempt of Court Act 1981

[2020] EWHC 1289 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Steyn J

Re Al M (Reporting Restrictions Order)

Reporting Restrictions - Witness Anonymity - Right to Life (Art 2) - Prohibition against torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Art 3) - Freedom of Expression (Article 10) - Blackmail

[2020] EWHC 702 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge President of the Family Division , Sir Andrew McFarlane

Dimitri Rozanov v EFG Private Bank Limited

Open Justice – Access to Court Documents – Disclosure of documents to a non-party

2208031/2017 - Employment Tribunal

Judge Employment Judge Lewis

R (BBC) v Newcastle Crown Court

Judicial Review of a Production Order under PACE

[2019] EWHC 2756; [2020] 1 Cr App R 16; [2020] EMLR 8; [2020] Crim LR 247 - Divisional Court (QBD)

Judge Leggatt LJ & Picken J

Solicitor General v Holmes

Contempt in the face of the court – guidance where committal pursued in the Divisional Court

[2019] EWHC 1483 (Admin) - Divisional Court

Judge Coulson LJ, Spencer J

XW v XH (Court of Appeal)

Court of Appeal – Financial remedies – Reporting Restrictions – Anonymity

[2019] EWCA Civ 549 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Underhill LJ, King LJ, Moylan LJ

RJ v Tigipko 2

Reporting Restrictions – Contempt of Court Act 1981 – Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 448 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn J

RJ v Tigipko

Family proceedings – Reporting Restrictions – Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Children Act 1989 - Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 105 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn 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

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

R v R & Anor

Reporting Restrictions – Court of Appeal – Anonymity Orders – Section 97 Children Act 1989 – Open Justice

[2017] EWCA Civ 1588 - Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Judge McFarlane, Sharp and Hickinbottom LJJ

Khuja (formerly known as PNM) v Times Newspapers Ltd

Open Justice – Privacy – Contempt of Court Act 1981 – Criminal Proceedings – Injunctions – Reporting Restrictions – anonymity – postponement of reporting

[2017] UKSC 49 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger PSC, Lady Hale DPSC, Lords Kerr, Clarke, Wilson, Sumption, Reed JJSC

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

R v Jemma Beale

Sexual Offences Amendment Act 1992 - anonymity - Contempt of Court Act 1981 - postponement of reporting

[2017] EWCA 1012 (Crim) - Court of Appeal Criminal Division

Judge Sharp LJ, Popplewell J, Warby J

Norman v Norman

Court of Appeal - anonymity orders – financial remedy proceedings

[2017] EWCA Civ 49 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Gloster, King and Lewison LJJ

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

C (A Child)

The publication of a judgment in care proceedings relating to Child C should not be delayed in order to protect any potential appeal by C's father against his conviction for the murder of C's elder sibling.

[2016] EWCA Civ 798 - Court of Appeal

Judge Master of the Rolls, Macfarlane LJ, & Burnett LJ

Appleton v Gallagher

Prohibitions on reporting the financial remedy proceedings between Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton were continued by the High Court until the Family Court judgment, at which time the issue could be revisited.

[2015] EWHC 2689 (Fam) - Family Division of the High Court

Judge Mr Justice Mostyn

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

JX MX v Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust

Open justice – anonymity orders – children – infant settlements – personal injury - CPR r21.10 - Article 8 – Article 14 - reporting the courts

[2015] EWCA Civ 96 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Justice Moore-Bick, Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Lewison

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

R v William Cornick

Identification - s. 39 Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Article 2 - Article 8 - Article 10

[2014] EWHC 3623 (QB) - High Court (QBD) sitting at Leeds Crown Court

Judge Coulson J

R v NCJ Media Ltd; R v Aitken

Reporting restrictions - s.39 Children & Young Persons Act 1933 - breach of court order - contempt

- Newcastle Magistrates' Court

Judge DJ Earl

PNM v Times Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Privacy – identification – criminal proceedings – reporting restrictions - open justice - article 8 - article 10

[2014] EWCA Civ 1132 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sharp LJ, Vos LJ, The Master of the Rolls

Rapisarda v Colladon

Reporting restrictions- financial remedy proceedings- Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926- judicial discretion

[2014] EWFC 1406 - Family Court (In Open Court)

Judge Sir James Munby P

JC v Central Criminal Court

Orders under section 39 Children and Young Persons Act 1933  - expiry on 18th birthday - protection of defendants and witnesses

[2014] EWHC 1041 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Sir Brian Leveson (President QBD), Cranston J, Holroyde J

Surrey County Council v ME

reporting restriction order - identification - children - identity of defendant in criminal proceedings - human rights - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR

[2014] EWHC 489 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Keehan J

P (A Child)

Reporting restrictions - family courts - identification - Article 8 - Article 10

[2013] EWHC 4048 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Munby P

Marine A v Guardian News and Media

Reporting restrictions - identification - open justice - courts martial - Article 8 - Article 10

[2013] EWCA Crim 2367 - Court Martial Appeal Court, and the Divisional Court

Judge The Lord Chief Justice, Tugendhat J, Holroyde J

PNM v Times Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - identification - criminal proceedings - reporting restrictions - open justice - article 8 - article 10

[2013] EWHC 3177 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Bristol City Council v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Care Proceedings – Publication of Facts and Reasons from Family Proceedings Court – Injunction – Article 10 – Article 8

[2012] EWHC 3748 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Baker J

Qadir v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - qualified privilege - s 15 Defamation Act 1996 - Schedule to 1996 Act - document on public register - Particulars of Claim - extract - fair and accurate - of public concern - publication for public benefit - malice - recklessness - indifference -  common law qualified privilege - court reporting - contemporaneous - s14 Defamation Act 1996 - absolute privilege

[2012] EWHC 2606 (QB); [2013] EMLR 15 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

MXB v East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

Open justice - reporting - clinical negligence - child - settlement - approval - Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - section 39 - reporting online - anonymity - CPR 39.2(4) - CPR 5.4C - orders for anonymity and reporting restrictions made - orders prohibiting third party access to court file made

[2012] EWHC 3279 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

CVB v MGN Ltd

Privacy and Confidence - Anonymity - Pre-action application - Notice to Defendant - CPR Part 16 - CPR Practice Directions 7A and 16 - CPR Rule 5.4C

[2012] EWHC 1148 (QB); [2012] EMLR 29 - QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Church v MGN Limited

Defamation - libel - ruling on meaning - procedure - application for ruling without a hearing - direction for hearing - open justice - costs

[2012] EWHC 693 (QB); [2012] EMLR 28 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Morgan v A Local Authority (Re X, Y and Z)

Family Proceedings – Publicity – Identification of experts – Disclosure of expert reports to media

[2011] EWHC 1157 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge President of the Family Division

A (A Child) v Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Open justice - reporting - clinical negligence - child - settlement - approval - Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - section 39 - criteria for order prohibiting identification - order made under section 39 - question is whether sufficient general public interest in a report which identified the claimant to justify any resulting curtailmment of his and  his family's right to respect for private life - no such general interest - risk object of proceedings would be defeated

[2011] EWHC 454 (QB); [2011] EMLR 18 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Allen v The Grimsby Telegraph

Injunction - Reporting restrictions - s.11 Contempt of Court Act 1981 - s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Anonymity - Public interest - Freedom of expression

[2011] EWHC 406 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Coulson J

Re Baby RB (Press Injunction)

Family proceedings - Reporting restrictions - Article 8 - Article 10

[2011] EWHC 221 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Macfarlane J

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

Re MGN Ltd

Reporting restrictions - Criminal proceedings - Blanket ban on reporting trial - Contempt of Court Act 1981, s.4(2) - Effect of contemporaneous reporting on witnesses at trial

[2011] EWCA Crim 100 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Lord Chief Justice, Eady , Simon JJ

ABC Ltd v Y

Court file - 'Sealing' file - Form of order sealing file - Access to documents - Non-party - CPR 5.4C - Use in other litigation - Threshold requirements

[2010] EWHC 3176 (Ch); [2011] 4 All ER 113 - Chancery Division

Judge Lewison J

Lykiardopulo v Lykiardopulo

Ancillary relief - Compulsory disclosure - Litigation misconduct - Publicity of judgment - Anonymisation

[2010] EWCA Civ 1315 (QB) - Court of Appeal

Judge Thorpe,Tomlinson and Stanley Burnton LJJ

Secretary of State for the Home Department v AP (No 2)

Control orders - identification - threat of violence - private life - Article 3 - Article 8 - anonymity

[2010] UKSC 26 - Supreme Court

Judge Lords Phillips, Saville, Rodger, Walker, Brown, Clarke, Sir John Dyson

Al Rawi v Security Service

Civil procedure - Civil evidence - 'Closed material procedure' - Disclosure - Public interest immunity - Special advocates - Civil Procedure Rules - National security

[2010] EWCA Civ 482 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Neuberger Master of the Rolls, Maurice Kay LJ, Sullivan LJ

A v B (EAT)

Anonymity - Jurisdiction to anonymise - Employment Appeal Tribunal - Freedom of expression - Restricted reporting orders

UKEAT/0206/09/SM - Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Underhill J, Edwards, Mallender

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

In re Guardian News and Media Ltd

Human rights - private life - reputation - freedom of expression - persons designated as suspected terrorists - challenge to designation - anonymity orders - press challenge - application to lift orders - correct approach

[2010] UKSC 1; [2010] 2 AC 697 - UK Supreme Court

Judge Baroness Hale, Lords Phillips, Hope, Rodger, Walker, Brown and Kerr

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)

Independent News and Media Ltd & Ors v A

Reporting restrictions - Court of Protection - Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Article 8 - Respect for privacy

[2009] EWHC 2858 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Hedley J

Spencer v Spencer

Family proceedings - Media access - Ancillary relief - Application to exclude media from hearing - Family Proceeding Rules, 10.28

[2009] EWHC 1529 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Munby J

HMRC v Banerjee

Confidentiality - Private information - Anonymity - Open justice - Order for anyonymity sought after public hearing - Tax and financial information

[2009] EWHC 1229 (Ch); [2009] EMLR 24 - Chancery Division

Judge Henderson J

Attorney-Generals Reference No. 3 of 1999 Application by the BBC to set aside or vary a Reporting Restriction Order

Criminal procedure – Reporting restrictions – Broadcasters – Anonymity - Identity of defendant acquitted of rape - Art. 8 European Convention of Human Rights - Art.10 European Convention of Human Rights - s. 6(1) Human Rights Act 1998 - s. 35 Criminal Appeal Act 1968 – Criminal Appeal (Reference of Points of Law) Rules 1973

[2009] UKHL 34 - House of Lords

Judge Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

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

Egeland v Norway

Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Photographs - Court reporting - Article 8 - Privacy

Application nos. 34438/04, 16 April 2009 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Rozakis (President), Vajiæ, Kovler, Steiner, Hajivey, Jebens and Malinverni (Judges)

Eerikäinen & Ors v Finland

Freedom of Expression - Privacy – European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950 Article 10 – Freedom of the press - Reporting on pending criminal proceedings – Photos - Public interest

Application no. 3514/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza J President, Garlicki, Bonello, Mijovic, Hirvella, Bianku and Vucinic JJ

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

Ivereigh v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Witness anonymity - inherent jurisdiction - CPR 39.2(4) - interests of witness and her children - private and family life - open justice - balancing - intense focus - order granted

[2008] EWHC 339 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Crawford v CPS

Reporting restrictions - Children - Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Article 8 ECHR - Costs

[2008] EWHC 854 (Admin); The Times, 20 February 2008 - Administrative Court

Judge Thomas LJ & Dobbs J

R v Croydon Crown Court & A & B ex parte Trinity Mirror plc & Ors

Reporting restrictions - Criminal conviction - Order to protect defendant's children - Open justice - s.11, Contempt of Court Act 1981 - s.45(4), Supreme Court Act 1981 - s.159, Criminal Justice Act 1988

[2008] EWCA Crim 50; [2009] EMLR 3 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Sir Igor Judge P (of QBD), Sir Mark Potter P (of Fam), Wilson LJ, Hallett LJ, David Clarke J

R v Swansea Crown Court, ex parte BBC

Reporting restrictions - s.39, Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Criminal offence - Order to prohibit publication of particulars identifying child as defendant - Application to lift restrictions - Whether any good reason for restrictions

T20077088 - Swansea Crown Court

Judge HHJ Diehl QC

Re LM (Reporting Restrictions: Coroner’s Inquest)

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

[2007] EWHC 1902 (Fam); (2008) 99 BMLR 11; The Times, 20 November 2007 - Family Division

Judge Sir Mark Potter

In re Times Newspapers Ltd and Others

Reporting restrictions - Contempt of Court Act 1981, ss.4(2), 11 - Scope of orders - Whether s.4(2) order could be used to postpone publication indefinitely - Whether s.11 order could prohibit publication of speculation

[2007] EWCA Crim 1925; [2008] 1 WLR 234; [2008] 1 AllER 343; (2008) 1 CrAppR 16; The Times, 31 July 2007 - Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Judge Lord Phillips LCJ, Elias and Griffith Williams JJ

Re Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd (CA)

Contempt - Reporting restrictions - Private hearing - Party disclosing information to journalist - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - CPR Part 39.2(3)

[2007] EWCA Civ 848; [2007] 1 WLR 2614 - Court of Appeal

Judge Sir Anthony Clarke MR, Sir Igor Judge (President QB) & Buxton LJ

Jane Doe v Australian Broadcasting Corporation & Others

Privacy - Breach of confidence - Rape victim - Identification - Breach of reporting restriction - Breach of statutory duty - Negligence - Measure of damages - Aggravated damages - Exemplary damages

[2007] VCC 281 - County Court of Victoria (Melbourne)

Judge Hampel J

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

Norfolk County Council v Webster & Others

Reporting restrictions - care proceedings - s. 97(2) Children Act 1989 - Rule 16(7) Family Proceedings Rules 1991 - open justice - Arts 6, 8, 10 - s. 12 of the Administration of Justice Act 1960

[2006] EWHC 2733 (Fam); [2007] EMLR 199; (2007) HRLR 3 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

R v B

Reporting restrictions - Postponement of reporting - s.4(2), Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Risk of substantial prejudice - Right to fair trial - Art 6, ECHR - Right to freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR

[2006] EWCA Crim 2692; [2007] EMLR 145; [2007] HRLR 1; [2007] UKHRR 577; The Times, 6 November 2006 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Judge LJ, Penry Davey J, Mackay 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

Malik v Central Criminal Court & Another

Judicial review - Criminal justice - bail applications - open justice - Articles 5 & 6 ECHR - Criminal Procedure Rules - Jurisdiction of High Court to review bail ruling of Crown Court

[2006] EWHC 1539 (Admin); [2006] 4 All ER 1141 - Administrative Court

Judge Sedley LJ & Gray J

Re Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd

Civil procedure - Contempt of court - Reporting restrictions - Private hearing - Private judgment - Party disclosing information to journalist - CPR Part 39.2(3) - s.12, Administration of Justice Act 1960

[2006] EWHC 2113 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge David Richards J

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Confidential Information - Reporting restrictions - Restrictions on use of a disclosed document - Documents read or referred to in open court - CPR 31.22

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) - High Court, Chancery Division

Judge Kitchin J

R v Central Criminal Crown Court, ex parte Times Newspapers & Ors

Reporting the courts - Proceedings in camera - Open justice - ECHR, Articles 6 and 10

[2006] EWCA Crim 4; [2006] 1 WLR 1361; [2006] 2 All ER 1; [2006] 2 Cr App R 2; [2006] HRLR 10; [2006] Crim LR 757; Times, January 19, 2006 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Divison)

Judge Sir Igor Judge (President), Openshaw J, and Sir Paul Kennedy

Birmingham City Council v H

Care proceedings - children's welfare - publication of judgments - disclosure of medical reports into the public domain

[2005] EWHC 2885 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Charles J

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

A (A Local Authority) v PD & Another

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

[2005] EWHC 1832 (Fam); [2005] EMLR 840 - Family Division

Judge Sir Mark Potter P

R (Gazette Media) v Teeside Crown Court

Reporting Restrictions - Children - s.39 Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Proper scope of order - Appeals - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - Sexual offences - Automatic restrictions - s.1(2) Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992

[2005] EWCA Crim 1983; [2005] EMLR 832; The Times, 8 August 2005 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Maurice Kay LJ, Field J and Sir John Alliott

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

Three Rivers Council & BCCI v Bank of England

Open Justice - In Private Hearings - Application to have judgment handed down in private - CPR Part 39.2(3) - Medical information relating to witness - Article 8 - s.11 Contempt of Court Act 1981

[2005] EWCA Civ 933 - Court of Appeal

Judge Pill LJ, Rix LJ and Rimer J

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

Harb v King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

Reporting restrictions - Proceedings in private - Open justice - Sovereign immunity - Maintenance

[2005] EWCA Civ 632 - Court of Appeal

Judge Thorpe, Smith & Wall LJJ

O’Riordan v DPP

Criminal law - Reporting restrictions - Human rights - Information likely to lead to identification of victim of sexual offence - Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Whether necessary in a democratic society - Whether conduct proscribed by law

[2005] EWHC 1240 (Admin); The Times 31 May 2005 - Administrative Court

Judge Rose LJ & Crane J

Chief Constable of Greater Manchester v Channel 5 Broadcast Ltd

Contempt of court - Broadcasting - Criminal investigation - Interim injunction - Whether substantial risk of serious prejudice - s.2(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Appeal

[2005] EWCA Civ 739 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Auld and Chadwick LJJ

R v Burrell

Rape trial – reporting restriction under s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 – complainant threatening not to give evidence unless restriction imposed - Articles 8, 10 European Convention on Human Rights

20/12/2004 - Central Criminal Court

Judge Aikens J

Chan U Seek v Alvis Vehicles Ltd

Open Justice - Access to Court Documents - Civil Procedure - Disclosure of documents to a non-party - CPR Rule 5.4(5)

[2004] EWHC 3092 (Ch); [2005] 1 WLR 2965; [2005] 3 All ER 155; [2005] EMLR 435; The Times 14 Dec 2004 - Chancery Division

Judge Park J

In re S (FC) (A Child) (HL)

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

[2004] UKHL 47; [2005] 1 AC 593; [2004] 3 WLR 1129; [2004] 4 All ER 683; [2005] EMLR 11; The Times 29 October 2004; The Independent 2 November 2004 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Bingham, Nicholls, Steyn, Hoffmann & Carswell

Pelling v Bruce-Williams

Reporting restrictions - Family proceedings - Routine exclusion of the press and public - s.97(2), Children Act 1989 - Statutory prohibition on identifying a child who is the subject of proceedings under the Children Act 1989 - Whether these constraints are Convention compliant

[2004] EWCA Civ 845; [2004] Fam 155; [2004] 3 WLR 1178; [2004] 3 All ER 875; [2004] 2 FLR 823 - Court of Appeal

Judge Thorpe, Sedley and Arden LJJ

Cox v Jones

Public inspection of court documents - CPR 32.13- Media application- Witness statements

[2004] EWHC 1006 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Mann J

Re X & Y

Privacy - Injunctions - Reporting restrictions - Children

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

Judge Munby J

Re B (A Child) (Disclosure)

Family Proceedings - Publicity - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - s.97 Children Act 1989 - Rule 4.23 Family Proceedings Rules 1991

[2004] EWHC 411 (Fam); [2004] 2 FLR 142; [2004] Lloyds Rep Med 303 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Family law- Human Rights - Children - local authorities - care proceedings- privacy - rights of mature teenager - Article 8 - Article 10- freedom of expression - proper approach to varying injunction

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

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

A & others v Times Newspapers Ltd & Others

Reporting Restrictions - Family - Children - Applications by Media to vary/discharge order - Costs

[2002] EWHC 2444 (Fam); [2003] 1 All ER 587; [2003] 1 FLR 689 - Family Division

Judge Sumner J

R v L

Reporting Restrictions - s.4 Contempt of Court 1981 - Appeal of refusal to make an order to the Court of Appeal - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - Jurisdiction

22/02/2002 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Kennedy LJ, Grigson & Cooke 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

Re Gracie Attard

Family - Children - Reporting Restrictions - Injunction - Privacy - Confidence - Press Complaints Commission Code of Conduct - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

14 June 2001/23 Oct 2001 - Family Division

Judge Bennett and O'Connell JJ

R v Sherwood ex parte Telegraph Group & Others

Reporting Restrictions - s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Subsequent trials - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - European Convention on Human Rights - Article 6, Article 10.

[2001] EWCA Crim 1075; [2001] 1 WLR 1983; [2002] EMLR 10 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Longmore LJ & Douglas Brown & Eady JJ

Clibbery v Allan

Court proceedings - confidentiality - chambers applications - Family Division - Applicant disclosing to press other party's evidence given at hearing in chambers - Whether family proceedings to be held in chambers - Whether proceedings in chambers confidential - Whether disclosure without Court's permission a contempt

[2002] EWCA Civ 45; [2002] Fam 261; [2002] 2 WLR 1511; [2002] 1 All ER 865; [2002] 1 FLR 565 - Court of Appeal

Judge Butler-Sloss P, Thorpe & Keene LJJ

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

Ex parte News Group Newspapers Ltd

Reporting Restrictions - s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act - Whether substantial risk of prejudice - Duty of Prosecuting Counsel when reporting restrictions are sought - Costs

[2002] EMLR 160 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Lord Bingham CJ, Bracewell & Keene JJ

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

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

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

Re L (a minor)

Ward of court - Protection of ward - Freedom of publication - Jurisdiction - Contempt - s.12(1) Administration of Justice Act 1960

[1988] 1 All ER 418 - Family Division

Judge Booth J