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Harassment by newspaper articles

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

In King v Sunday Newspapers (Northern Ireland High Court, WEA7948) the claimant alleged that a series of articles in the Northern Irish newspaper Sunday World constituted harassment under the Prevention of Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (the equivalent of the Protection From Harassment Act 1997).

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Tweeting the courts

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

The Lord Chief Justice has issued guidance on the use of Twitter in court.

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Applications for privacy injunctions – when notice need not be given

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

In DFT v TFD [2010] EWHC 2335 (QB) Sharp J made an order to restrain publication of allegedly private and confidential information without notice having been given to either the respondent or the media.

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Privacy and anonymisation in commercial cases and in the Court of Appeal

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

In a music royalties dispute involving Pink Floyd, the Court of Appeal has made it clear that a private hearing or anonymisation of parties should take place only where the court is satisfied this is necessary for the proper administration of justice.

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Privacy and blackmail

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

Those seeking to profit from making unauthorised disclosures of private information sometimes resort to blackmail, seeking to extort money from those who would prefer to keep the information private.

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Anonymisation of parties in matrimonial proceedings

Published on 10 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

The Court of Appeal has lifted an order by a family court judge which directed that the parties to the proceedings should be anonymised.

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Nick Clegg champions FoI at FOS

07 January 2011

In a speech today, Nick Clegg championed freedom of information (FoI) at the FOS:

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School photographs, data protection and common sense

Published on 06 January 2011. By Keith Mathieson, Partner

In the run up to Christmas the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a press release confirming that the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) does not prevent family and friends from taking photographs at school concerts or plays.

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First monetary penalty notices issued by ICO

06 January 2011

On 24 November the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") issued its first monetary penalty notices, marking the first use of this power since it became available to the ICO in April.

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The Stig reveals himself

06 January 2011

Ben Collins is the second man to play the part of the anonymous racing driver “The Stig” in the BBC's popular Top Gear programme.

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When people leave RPC it's not the end of the relationship; it's the start of a new one. 

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Want to be part of an inclusive, diverse team which consistently innovates and delivers superior service and legal advice? At least that's what our clients say about us....

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RPC is dedicated to creating an environment where mutual respect and inclusion are part of our culture.

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Disputes Yearbook 2018

A decade ago RPC hardly featured on the radar of hard-hitting City litigation firms. It is now one of the largest and most successful disputes firms in the City.

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RPC LLP (England) Client Privacy Notice

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP (ICO registration Z6620421) herein referred to as “RPC LLP”/”we”/ “us”/”our” is a data controller responsible for processing the personal data you provide to us.

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World Trademark Review 1000

The 2019 World trademark review 1000 recognizes our rare dexterity in strategic advisory work and all star team of individuals who make up our trademark, digital media, retail and advertising law practice.

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The most common scams that target individuals use fake emails (a technique known as phishing), fake text messages (SMSishing or smishing) or voice calls (vishing). Where we become aware of any of these type of scams relating to RPC, we will publish information about them here.

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