Person Unknown cases

Adam Speker discusses recent issues

Person or Persons Unknown has become increasingly common in media and communications litigation.  

In Adam Speker’s article “Recent Issues in Person Unknown”,  Adam discusses avenues to explore. Adam acted for the applicants in recent cases involving Person or Persons Unknown:  ClarksonPML and NPV.

Persons Unknown cases will feature in a workshop at our upcoming Conference5RB 2018 to be held 26th September.

One-sided publication litigation

  • How to conduct fair litigation against a self-represented party
  • Injunctions against Persons Unknown – the latest law on notice, service and keeping 3rd parties informed
  • Dealing with vexatious complainants

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