Cases

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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

HRH Prince Al-Waleed v Forbes

Libel – trial of preliminary issues – meaning – serious harm (common law threshold)

[2014] EWHC 3823 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

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

Braun v Poland

Libel - Article 8 - Article 10 - journalism - public debate - public concern - public interest

[2014] ECHR 1189 - ECHR

Judge Ineta Ziemele, President; Päivi Hirvelä; George Nicolaou; Nona Tsotsoria; Zdravka Kalaydjieva; Krzysztof Wojtyczek; Faris Vehabović

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

Bewry v Reed Elsevier UK Ltd (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Internet publication - Limitation period - Disapplication - s.32A Limitation Act 1980 - Jameel abuse

[2014] EWCA Civ 1411; [2014] WLR (D) 474 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sharp LJ, Macur LJ, Lewison LJ

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

Donovan v Gibbons

Ruling on meaning and comment

[2014] EWHC 3406 - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Judge Parkes QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

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

Stankiewicz v Poland

ECHR - Article 10 - responsible journalism - reasonable belief

[2014] ECHR 1061 - ECHR (Fourth Section)

Judge Ineta Ziemele, President, Päivi Hirvelä, George Nicolaou, Ledi Bianku, Nona Tsotsoria, Zdravka Kalaydjieva, Krzysztof Wojtyczek

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

Yeo MP v Times Newspapers Ltd

Libel - jury trial - s11 Defamation Act 2013 - s69(3) Senior Courts Act 1981 - discretion - meaning - relief from sanctions

[2014] EWHC 2853 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Cooke v MGN Ltd

Defamation - serious harm threshold - section 1(1) Defamation Act 2013 -evidence of serious harm - effect of apology

[2014] EWHC 2831 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Bean J

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

Hegglin v Persons Unknown

Libel - Data Protection Act 1998 - Norwich Pharmacal order - interim injunction - permission for service out of the jurisdiction

[2014] EWHC 2808 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Bean J

Crawford v Jenkins

Witness Immunity Rule; Harassment; Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Malicious Procurement of Arrest; Complaint to the Police; Whether complaint is immune from suit; Whether the immunity that covers defamation also covers torts of false imprisonment, malicious procurement of arrest and harassment.

[2014] EWCA Civ 1035 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Beatson LJ, Sharp LJ, Sir Timothy LLoyd

Building Register Ltd v Weston

Defamation - libel - res judicata - abuse of process - amendment to defence - justification - honest comment - case management conference

[2014] EWHC 2361 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicola Davies J

Cartus Corporation v Siddell

Libel - interim injunction - Defamation Act 2013 - Meaning - Truth - Qualified privilege

[2014] EWHC 2266 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Nicol J

SRJ v Persons Unknown

Anonymous blog - disclosure order - breach of confidence - legal professional privilege

[2014] EWHC 2293 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Sir David Eady

Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v France

Privacy – human rights – public interest – public figure – debate of general interest

Application No.40454/07 - European Court of Human Rights (Fifth Section)

Judge Villiger P, Nußberger, Zupančič, Power-Forde, Potocki, Lemmens & Jäderblom JJ

Hannon v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Striking out - cause of action - defamation - privacy

[2014] EWHC 1580 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Mann J

Thompson v James

Defamation - Libel- Appeal - Meaning - Whether Blog post bore meaning found by Judge - Whether Rules on Meaning needed to be amended for political speech- Article 10

[2014] EWCA Civ 600 - Court of Appeal

Judge Longmore, Black, Underhill LLJ

Google Spain SL v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos

Data protection - Google Spain - liability of search engines - jurisdiction - removal of personal data - "right to be forgotten"

Case C-131/12 - Court of Justice of the European Union (Grand Chamber)

Judge V. Skouris, President, K. Lenaerts, Vice-President, M. Ilešič (Rapporteur), L. Bay Larsen, T. von Danwitz, M. Safjan, Presidents of Chambers, J. Malenovský, E. Levits, A. Ó Caoimh, A. Arabadjiev, M. Berger, A. Prechal and E. Jarašiūnas

AVB v TDD

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

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

Judge Tugendhat J

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

L.H. v Latvia

Article 8- respect for private life- collection of personal medical data

Application No.52019/07 - European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section)

Judge Päivi Hirvelä P, Ziemele, Nicolaou, Bianku, De Gaetano, Mahoney & Vehabović JJ

Meadows Care v Lambert

Defamation - Slander -Meaning - Comment - Permission to re-amend

[2014] EWHC 1226 (Admin) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Bean J

Weller v Associated Newspapers Limited

Misuse of private information- Data protection- Human rights- Photographs- Reasonable expectation of privacy- Children- Freedom of expression

[2014] EWHC 1163 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Dingemans 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

Murray v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Libel - Statement in open court - Unilateral statement - CPR PD 53 para 6.1

[2014] EWHC 1170 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Uppal v Endemol UK Ltd

Defamation- meaning- ridicule

[2014] EWHC 1063 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Dingemans J

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

Kennedy v Charity Commission

freedom of information act 2000- exempt information- human rights- article 10- common law- judicial review

[2014] UKSC 20 - Supreme Court

Judge Lords Neuberger, Mance, Clarke, Wilson, Sumption, Carnwath and Toulson

White v Express Newspapers (Costs)

libel - costs - meaning - costs of ruling on meaning

[2014] EWHC 814 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

McEvoy v Michael

Defamation- preliminary ruling- meaning- comment- publisher- political criticism- picture

[2014] EWHC 701 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge His Honour Judge Keyser QC

R (Evans) v Attorney General

freedom of information - privacy - advocacy correspondence - Prince of Wales - executive power under s.53(2) of FOIA 2000 - reasonableness

[2014] EWCA Civ 254 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Dyson (MR), Richards & Pitchford LJJ

Jerrard v Blyth & Ors

Defamation - Setting aside - Claim form not served - Proceedings in limbo - Costs - Indemnity basis

[2014] EWHC 647 (QB) - High Court, QBD

Judge Eady 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

Makudi v Baron Triesman of Tottenham

defamation - parliamentary privilege - absolute privilege - Article 9 Bill of Rights 1689 - FA

[2014] EWCA Civ 179 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Laws, Tomlinson & Rafferty LJJ

Nils Svensson and Others v Retriever Sverige AB

copyright - hyperlinks - European law - Directive 2001/29

C-466/12 - Court of Justice of the European Union (Fourth Chamber)

Judge Larsen, President, Malenovský (Rapporteur), Prechal and Rodin (Judges)

Jackson v Universal Music Operations Ltd

Libel - Malicious falsehood - Responsibility for publication - Internet - YouTube - Defamatory meaning - Statement that copyright claim made

- High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Mackie QC (Sitting as a High Court Judge)

Pentikainen v. Finland

Journalism - demonstrations - criminal liability - Article 10

[2014] ECHR 106 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Ineta Ziemele, President, Päivi Hirvelä, George Nicolaou, Ledi Bianku, Vincent A. De Gaetano,Paul Mahoney, Faris Vehabovic

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Defamation - Justification - Chase Level 2 - Conduct Rule

[2014] EWCA Civ 39 - Court of Appeal

Judge Maurice Kay, Moore-Bick and Lloyd Jones LJJ

Reynolds v Bovey

Defamation - Internet - Strike Out - Publication - Pleadings - Litigants in Person

LTL 16/6/2014 - High Court, QBD

Judge Master Eastman

Vidal-Hall v Google Inc

Privacy - Breach of Confidence - Data Protection - misuse of private information - damage under the Data Protection Act

[2014] EWHC 13 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Lillo-Stenberg v Norway

Privacy - Photographs - wedding - Article 8 - Article 10 - European Court of Human Rights

Application No.13258/09, [2014] ECHR 59 - European Court of Human Rights (First Section)

Judge Isabelle Berro- Lefèvre P, Steiner, Hajiyev, Sicilianos, Møse, Turković & Dedov JJ