News: Hacking, Parliament and the Courts – a busy week

2 04 2011

It has, once again, been a busy week in the “News of the World” phone hacking saga, both in Parliament and in the courts.

On Monday 28 March 2011, the “Guardian” also reported on the hearing the previous Friday before Mr Justice Vos in the case of Miller v NGN and Mulcaire and the retrieval of the lost email archive.  It was noted that the “News of the World” revealed that its computers have retained an archive of potentially damning emails, which hitherto it had claimed had been lost.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Matrix Media and Information Update – 2 April 2011

2 04 2011

This is a Media and Information Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Cases

Awdry, Bailey & Douglas v Kordowski [2011] EWHC 785 (QB) (1 April 2011).   Tugendhat J struck out the defence of the operator of the “Solicitors from Hell” website in a libel action and granted a permanent injunction to prevent him from publishing the same or similar allegations against the claimant solicitors. Read the rest of this entry »