Cases & News
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Libel victory for Christopher Chandler A Statement in Open Court has been read as part of the settlement of libel proceedings successfully brought by businessman Christopher Chandler against ‘Another Europe Is Possible’, a pro-European Union campaign group. In a video published on its Twitter feed, Facebook group and Youtube [...]
Parliament has no business interfering with a free press Sir Edward Garnier QC writes in today's Times: "Parliament has no business interfering with a free press." The article is available here.
Edward Garnier to speak on the UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement system Edward Garnier is speaking at a conference organised by Australian law firm, Allens, in Melbourne, Australia, on 3rd May about the UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement system and the failure to prevent regime under S7 of the Bribery Act [...]
LexisNexis Q&A - Anonymity Orders in Harassment Claims Dispute Resolution analysis: Clara Hamer, barrister at One Brick Court, considers the anonymity aspects of harassment claims in light of the case of Khan (formerly JMO) v Khan (formerly KTA). The report is available here.
NT1 and NT2 v Google LLC  EWHC 799 (QB) Judgment was handed down today in the first two “right to be forgotten” claims against Google LLC to be brought in England and Wales. Both claimants sought orders for the removal of Google search results which linked to information about their “spent” criminal convictions. [...]
Trial Preview: Sir Cliff Richard v BBC Hearings in the trial of Sir Cliff Richard’s privacy and data protection claim against the BBC will begin on Thursday 12 April before Mr Justice Mann. The trial is listed for ten days. One Brick Court’s Aidan Eardley is junior [...]
R (DSD, NBV & Ors) v The Parole Board & Ors  EWHC 4949 (Admin) Case date: 28/03/2018 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Open Justice| Judicial Review Full List of Cases Background The High Court (Sir Brian Leveson P, Jay J and Garnham J) has handed [...]
Irina Bokova v Associated Newspapers Limited  EWHC 320 (QB) Dingemans J has ruled today on the meaning of articles which were published in the Daily Mail and the Mail Online website about the former Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova. […]
NT1 & NT2 v Google  EWHC 261 (QB) Warby J has handed down judgment today following the conclusion of the PTR in the first “right to be forgotten” claims to be brought in the High Court. The original PTR was adjourned by Nicklin J on 18 January 2018 to allow further [...]
Stocker v Stocker  EWCA Civ 170 Case date: 12/02/2018 Court: Court of Appeal Area/s of law: Defamation Barrister/s: Manuel Barca QC Full List of Cases Background The case concerned defamatory comments made by the appellant, the respondent’s former wife, on Facebook in 2012 (the Comments). The Comments [...]