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August 26, 2015

Permission to appeal in MGN phone hacking case

Category: Privacy

Tags: appeal, Court of Appeal, damages, misuse of private information, privacy

Kitchin LJ grants permission on damages award


On 7 August 2015 Kitchin LJ granted MGN permission to appeal the judgment of Mann J in Gulati v MGN, on four grounds relating to the assessment of damages.

The hearing of the appeal has been expedited.

5RB‘s David Sherborne acts for the Claimants, 5RB‘s Matthew NicklinĀ QC and Alexandra Marzec act for the Defendant.