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Take 10 - 20 May 2022

Published on 23 May 2022. By Keith Mathieson, Partner and Rupert Cowper-Coles , Partner and Alex Vakil, Partner and Alex Wilson, Partner and Samantha Thompson, Associate and Nadia Tymkiw, Associate and Mafruhdha Miah, Associate and Alex Pollock, Associate and Thomas Otter , Associate and Flora Bezzenberger, Associate and Megan Grew, Trainee

Welcome to RPC's Media and Communications law update for media lawyers. This month's digest reports on key media developments and the latest cases.

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Interim injunctions and competing public interests (Attorney General v BBC)

Published on 22 April 2022. By Mafruhdha Miah, Associate

In Her Majesty's Attorney General for England and Wales v British Broadcasting Corporation [2022] EWHC 826 (QB), an interim injunction has been granted in favour of the Attorney General (AG) to restrain the BBC from broadcasting the identity and image of an alleged covert human intelligence source for MI5 (known only as ‘X’) who is accused of being abusive to two former partners and using his position with MI5 to terrorise and control one of the women. The injunction was granted on the basis that, while it "represented a very significant interference with the right of the BBC to freedom of expression and the correlative right of the public to receive the information the BBC wishes to publish" [23], such a measure was necessary in order to prevent a real and immediate risk to X’s life or safety, as well as the potential wider impact of publication on national security.

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A Royal comparison: who did it best?

Published on 24 May 2018. By Mafruhdha Miah, Associate

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Now that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have returned to London to begin their new lives as a Royal couple, we take a look back at how their wedding compared to the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011.

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Privilege: A welcome respite from ENRC?

Published on 05 February 2018. By Davina Given, Partner and Mafruhdha Miah, Associate

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Are interviews held with employees to prepare a report intended to deter a governmental authority from taking legal action privileged?

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