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Cases & News2018-06-13T09:41:21+00:00

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1102 2019

Linklaters LLP & Linklaters Business Services v Mellish [2019] EWHC 177 (QB)

Linklaters LLP & Linklaters Business Services v Mellish [2019] EWHC 177 (QB) Case date: 05/02/2019 Court: High Court, Queen's Bench Division (Media and Communications List) Area/s of law: Breach of Confidence | Injunctions Barrister/s: Andrew Caldecott QC | Aidan Eardley Full List of Cases Background The Claimants were [...]

2401 2019

Stocker v Stocker UKSC 2018/0045

Stocker v Stocker UKSC 2018/0045 Manuel Barca QC and Claire Overman for the Claimant/Respondent in the Supreme Court from 10:30 this morning. https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/uksc-2018-0045.html

2301 2019

Cooper v National Crime Agency [2019] EWCA Civ 16

Cooper v National Crime Agency [2019] EWCA Civ 16 Court of Appeal rejects Claimant's appeal in his data protection claim, finding numerous lawful processing conditions satisfied. Jonathan Scherbel-Ball was junior counsel for the NCA in the data protection claim. Case note to follow.

1401 2019

Carruthers v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2019] EWHC 33 (QB)

Carruthers v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2019] EWHC 33 (QB) Case date: 14/01/2019 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Defamation Barrister/s: Sarah Palin Full List of Cases Background  This was the Defendant’s double-barrelled application for (i) a determination of meaning and whether the statement complained of was fact or opinion [...]

1912 2018

Season’s Greetings

Season's Greetings This year instead of sending Christmas cards, Chambers will make a donation to Crisis who work side by side with people to help them rebuild their lives. From decades of experience of working with thousands of homeless people, they work tirelessly to end homelessness. Chambers will be closed from [...]

2111 2018

Economou v de Freitas [2018] EWCA Civ 2591

Economou v de Freitas [2018] EWCA Civ 2591 Case date: 21/11/2018 Court: Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Area/s of law: Defamation & Reputation Management Barrister/s: Manuel Barca QC Full List of Cases 1. This was an appeal by C on issues concerning the determination of the ‘reasonable belief’ element [...]

911 2018

‘Mobs, Trolls and Hate: The Law Commission Reports’? Article by Caroline Addy on The Law Commission Scoping Report on Abusive and Offensive Online Communications

'Mobs, Trolls and Hate: The Law Commission Reports'? Article by Caroline Addy on The Law Commission Scoping Report on Abusive and Offensive Online Communications The Law Commission has been reviewing the current criminal law on abusive and offensive communications[1] and its application to such behaviour when committed online. It has [...]

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