Cases

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Zahir Monir v Steve Wood

Libel – Social Media – Twitter – Meaning – Reference – Agency – Vicarious Liability – Serious Harm – Damages

[2018] EWHC 3525 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Poulter v Times Newspapers Limited

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Trial of Preliminary Issue on meaning

[2018] EWHC 3900 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Morgan v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation – strike out – amendment – summary judgment – pleading – honest opinion – section 3 Defamation Act 2013

[2018] EWHC 3960(QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicklin J

Swift v Information Commissioner & Highways England

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - s. 43 exemption (prejudice to commercial interests) - confidentiality of contractual tenders - public interest

EA/2018/0104 - First Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber (Information Rights)

Judge Judge Hazel Oliver, S Shaw, D Sivers

Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC

Data Protection Act 1998  – Misuse of private information – Breach of confidence – Vicarious Liability

[2018] EWCA Civ 2239 - Court of Appeal

Judge The Master of the Rolls, Bean, Flaux LJJ

BVC v EWF

Privacy - injunction - internet publication - jurisdiction - special jurisdiction - Lugano Convention - centre of interests

[2018] EWHC 2674 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Karen Steyn QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

Workspace Commerce Ltd & ors v Filis

Injunction - Bonnard v Perryman - Libel - Harassment - s.12 Human Rights Act

[2018] EWHC 2923 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Nicklin J

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers (No 2)

Defamation - Defamation Act 2013, s. 1 - Serious Harm - Whether Serious Harm Requirement Can Be Met By Taking Indivual Less Serious Imputations Together Cummulatively

[2018] EWHC 1961 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Reay v Beamont

Defamation - privacy - data protection - harassment - preliminary issue - meaning

[2018] EWHC 2172 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Nicol J

DB v General Medical Council

Data protection – personal data – whether there is rebuttal presumption against disclosure in cases of mixed personal data – Data Protection Act 1998

[2018] EWCA Civ 1497 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Arden, Sales, Irwin LJJ

Lisle-Mainwaring v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Civil Procedure - Permission to Appeal - Application for Permission to High Court - Harassment -  Media Harassment - Specific Disclosure - Test for Specific Disclosure

[2018] EWCA Civ 1470 - Court of Appeal

Judge Coulson and Newey LJJ

Sabados v Facebook Ireland

Norwich Pharmacal – Confidentiality – Misuse of Private Information – Data Protection

[2018] EWHC 2369 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

Ministry of Justice v Ellis

Suspended order for committal and general civil restraint order upheld

[2018] EWCA Civ 2686 - Court of Appeal

Judge Davis LJ, Moylan LJ

Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein v Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein GmbH

Data protection – data controller – joint responsibility – Facebook and Facebook fan page

C-210/16 - CJEU Grand Chamber

Judge K. Lenaerts (President), A. Tizzano (Rapporteur/Vice-President), M. Ilešič, L. Bay Larsen, T. von Danwitz, A. Rosas, J. Malenovský and E. Levits (Presidents of Chambers), E. Juhász, A. Borg Barthet, F. Biltgen, K. Jürimäe, C. Lycourgos, M. Vilaras, E. Regan

In the Matter of G (A Child) (transparency)

Family Proceedings - access to documents from court file by non party - Article 8

[2018] EWHC 1301 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division

R (on the application of Drain) v Birmingham Crown Court and others

Trade Marks Act - s.97 Trade Marks Act 1994 - Trade marked goods -  Forfeiture order - Article 1 Protocol 1 (A1P1) - Comatibility with European Convention Rights

[2018] EWHC 1255 (Admin) - Administrative Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Treay LJ and Morgan J

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers

Defamation - Meaning - Preliminary Issue -  Serious Harm - s.1 Defamation Act 2013 - Data Protection Act 1998 - Equality Act 2010 - Harassment - Striking Out - Amendment

[2018] EWHC 1234(QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Douglas v News Group Newspapers

Privacy – Confidence – Data Protection – Copyright – Deceased Party

Unreported - High Court (QBD)

Judge Senior Master Fontaine

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

(1) NT1 & (2) NT2 v Google LLC

"right to be forgotten" - Google Search engine - de-listing - Data Protection Act 1998 - misuse of private information - spent convictions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Google Spain SL & another v Agencia Espanola de Proteccion de Datos (AEPD) and another Case C-131/12 - Article 29 Working Party Guidelines

[2018] EWHC 799 (QB; [2018] EMLR 18; [2018] HRLR 13 - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Mr Justice Warby

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

R (on the application of Emblin) v Commissioners for HM Revenue & Customs

Judicial Review -Breach of Confidence - Legal Professional Privilege - Suspected Tax Avoidance Schemes -  No Confidence in Iniquity - Inducement to Breach Confidence - Alternative Remedies - s.316B Finance Act 2004 (voluntary disclosure to HMRC not restricted by any duty of confidentiality) -  Data Protection Act 1998

[2018] EWHC 626 (Admin) - Administrative Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Whipple 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

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

Shakil Khan (formerly JMO) v Tanweer Khan (formerly KTA)

Harassment – Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – Interim Injunction – Anonymity – Freedom of Expression

[2018] EWHC 241 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Stocker v Stocker

Libel – social media – meaning – justification – publication

[2018] EWCA Civ 170; [2018] E.M.L.R. 15; [2018] 1 F.C.R. 763 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane and Sharp LJJ and Sir John Laws

Kennedy v National Trust for Scotland

Libel - Data Protection Act 1998 - Negligent Misstatement - forum non conveniens - Scotland - Owusu v Jackson - Service within the Jurisdiction - Deemed Service - Validity of the Claim Form

[2017] EWHC 3368 (QB) - High Court (QB)

Judge Sir David Eady