Cases

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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

LJY v Persons Unknown

Privacy - libel - harassment - injunction - blackmail

[2017] EWHC 3230 (QB) - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Various Claimants v WM Morrisons Supermarket PLC

In a trial of liability for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998, misuse of private information and breach of confidence: where a then employee of the D had made a copy of the Cs’ private/confidential information held on D’s payroll and uploaded it to the internet, was D liable either on a direct or vicarious liability basis? Data Protection Act 1998  – Misuse of private information – Breach of confidence – Vicarious liability – DPP7

[2017] EWHC3113 (QB); [2018] IRLR 200; [2018] EMLR 12 - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Langstaff 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

Bukovsky v CPS (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Appellate Review

[2017] EWCA Civ 1529 - Court of Appeal

Judge Gross, Simon & Peter Jackson LJJ

Al-KO Kober Ltd & Anor v Balvinder Sambhi

Interim injunction - malicious falsehood - Bonnard v Perryman - data protection - order under s10 DPA

[2017] EWHC 2474 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Whipple J

Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd (Serious harm)

On appeal from the decision of Warby J [2016] QB 402; [2015] EWHC 2242 (QB): what was the proper approach to determining whether a statement satisfied the 'serious harm' test in section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013? Libel - Serious Harm - Rule in Dingle - Presumption of Harm - Limitation - Defamation Act 2013

[2017] EWCA Civ 1334 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane, Davis, Sharp LJJ

Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd (Privilege)

On appeal from a decision of Sir Michael Tugendhat [2015] EWHC 3677 (QB): whether the judge erred in granting the Claimant an injunction in respect of material said to be both confidential and covered by Legal Professional Privilege.

[2017] EWCA Civ 1327 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane, Davis, Sharp LJJ

Chang Wa Shan v Esther Chan Pui Kwan

Defamation - malicious falsehood - slander - absolute privilege - civil proceedings - informant - damages - causation - remoteness - Hong Kong

CACV 240/2015 - Hong Kong Court of Appeal

Judge Yuen, Kwan, Macrae JJA

Keith Singh v Joseph Weayou

Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Serious Harm - Qualified Privilege – Honest Opinion - Truth – Malice – Damage

[2017] EWHC 2102 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge The Hon. Mrs Justice Nicola Davies DBE

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

Lisle-Mainwaring v Associated Newspapers Limited

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Media Publications - Journalist contact with subject of story - Strike Out - Summary Judgment - Jameel

[2017] EWHC (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Moloney QC sitting as a High Court Judge

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

Malaga-Cano v Barclay & ors

Slander - Libel - Meaning - Serious Harm - Thornton threshold - Jameel abuse - collateral purpose abuse - common interest privilege - truth - honest opinion - slander per se - "office" or "calling" - Defamation Act 1952 - Defamation Act 2013

[2017] EWHC 1498 (QB) - High Court

Judge Master Thornett

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

Markham and Anor v R

Reporting restrictions - children - s45 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 - excepting direction - Article 8 - Article 10

[2017] EWCA Crim 739 - Court of Appeal Criminal Division

Judge The President of the QBD (Sir Brian Leveson), Blake J, Lewis J

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

Ahmed v (1) Express Newspapers (2) Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - s.1 Defamation Act 2013 - serious harm - Jameel grounds - Strike Out CPR 3.4(2) - Summary Judgment CPR 24

[2017] EWHC 1845 (QB) - High Court, Queens Bench Division

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

Stunt v Associated Newspapers

data protection – the data protection act 1998 – s.32(4) – stay in data protection claims

[2017] EWHC 695 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Popplewell

Lisle-Mainwaring v Associated Newspapers Ltd & Anor

Defamation – offer of amends – s3(5) defamation act 1996 – Burstein mitigation – s12 Defamation Act 1952 – special damages - removal of republication

[2017] EWHC 543 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

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

Basuta v Dhemrait

Malicious prosecution - permission to appeal - extensions of time - Denton principles

[2017] EWHC 1126 (QB) - High Court

Judge Whipple 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

Barron v Collins

Defamation – slander - libel - offer of amends – s3(5) Defamation Act 1996 – political libels – aggravating conduct during the offer of amends procedure

[2017] EWHC 162 (QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby