Cases

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Wade & Perry v British Sky Broadcasting Limited

Television Format Rights - Breach of Confidence - Confidential Information - Protection of Combination of Features - Inferences Drawn from Findings of Fact - Need to Challenge Evidence by Cross Examination

[2016] EWCA Civ 1214 - Court of Appeal

Judge Briggs LJ, Floyd LJ and Christopher Clarke LJ

Begg v BBC

Libel – Justification – Meaning - Broadcasting – Islam – Extremism

[2016] EWHC 2688 (QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Haddon-Cave J

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

Alexander Economou v David de Freitas

Libel - newspapers, radio, television - identification - responsibility for publication - meaning - serious harm - publication on matter of public interest - Defamation Act 2013 sections 1 and 4

[2016] EWHC 1853 (QB); [2017] EMLR 4 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge The Honourable Mr Justice Warby

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

TLT v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Data Protection - privacy - misue of personal information – damage under the Data Protection Act 1998 – quantum in data protection claims – evidence in data protection claims

[2016] EWHC 2217 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mitting J

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

Sarah Lynette Webb v Lewis Silkin LLP

Misuse of private information – Statements in Open Court – Freedom of Expression – Privacy

[2016] EWHC 1225 (Ch) - High Court, Chancery Division

Judge Mr Justice Nugee

V v Associated Newspapers Ltd and Others

Reporting restriction orders– Court of Protection – Mental Capacity Act 2005 – Article 8

[2016] EWCOP 21 - Court of Protection

Judge Charles J

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

Home Office v Information Commissioner & Yeo

Appeal by Home Office against a decision of the Information Commissioner requiring disclosure under FOIA 2000 of materials used to train presenting officers in immigration appeals.

[2016] UKFTT 2015_0213 - First-tier Tribunal

Judge Lane, Chafer & Taylor

Axon v Ministry of Defence

Privacy - Misuse of Personal Information - Breach of Confidence - Reasonable Expectation of Privacy - Vicarious Liability - Limitation - Operation Elveden

[2016] EWHC 787 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicol J

Monarch Airlines Ltd v Yaqub

Harassment - Injunction - Protection from Harassment Act 1997

unreported - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Walden-Smith

Svetlana Lokhova v Piotr Tymula

Libel - Limitation Act 1980 - s. 32A - Jameel abuse - qualified privilege - malice - summary judgment

[2016] EWHC 225 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Dingemans J

Abdel-Bari v Nottingham University NHS Trust

Defamation - Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Data Protection Act 1998 - whether to disapply limitation period for claims in libel and malicious falsehood - whether to allow permission to amend to include claim under Data Protection Act 1998

[2016] EWHC 154 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Master McCloud

Alvaro Sobrinho v Impresa Publishing SA

Libel – Portuguese Newspaper and Website – Preliminary Issues – Defamatory Meaning – Serious Harm, Defamation Act 2013 s1 – Abuse of Process

[2016] EWHC 66 (QB); [2016] EMLR 12 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

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