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Supreme Court endorses open justice principle

Published on 25 July 2017. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

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The Supreme Court has handed down its much anticipated judgment on reporting restrictions and the principle of open Justice in the case Khuja (formally PNM) v Times Newspapers Limited.

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Investigatory Powers Act gets royal assent

Published on 02 December 2016. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

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This week, the Queen gave royal assent to the Investigatory Powers Bill (aka "The Snoopers Charter"), marking the end of the controversial bill's passage into law.

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Twitter found unsuitable means of communicating FOI request

Published on 27 November 2015. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) (the Tribunal) has held that a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 made via Twitter is not valid.

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CofA upholds privacy claim by Paul Weller family

Published on 20 November 2015. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court finding that the publishers of Mail Online infringed the privacy of three of Paul Weller's children by publishing unpixellated pictures of them on a family shopping trip in LA.

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Brand & Khan obtain continuing "anti-harassment" order against masseuse

Published on 29 September 2014. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

The High Court has recently granted an extension to an anti-harassment injunction taken out by Russell Brand and Jemima Goldsmith, otherwise known as Jemima Khan (the Claimants), against a masseuse (the Defendant).

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Defence to Harassment actions reformulated

Published on 10 April 2013. By Oliver Murphy, Associate

The Supreme Court has handed down a judgment in Hayes v Willoughby1 that redefines the scope of the most commonly used defence to claims of harassment.

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