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Financier granted permanent anonymity in defamation proceedings
Proceedings have finally drawn to a close in the case of ZAM v CFW & TFW, which involved a financier who claimed to have been libelled by his sister-in-law (the first defendant) and her husband (the second defendant).
The claim centred on the second defendant who had threatened to tell and then...
A "tenuous claim to privacy": Hutcheson v News Group
Can you expect to keep a second family private? That was the ambitious hope of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law, Chris Hutcheson. Mr Hutcheson got married in 1968. He and his wife had four children, all now grown up. He remains married to his wife, but in the meantime, since about 1...
Harassment by letter-writing
Are letters capable of amounting to a course of conduct amounting to harassment? In certain circumstances, yes, according to the Court of Appeal in Iqbal v Dean Manson  EWCA Civ 123. The case concerned a claim for harassment by a solicitor against the defendant, a firm of solicitors by whom ...
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This blog features regular postings on developments in UK privacy law written by specialist lawyers at RPC. The postings are intended to keep RPC's Privacy Law Handbook (see below) as up-to-date as possible and while postings do refer readers to relevant sections of the book, we hope and intend that the blog will also be a useful source of current information to those without access to the book.