Opinion: “Draft Defamation Bill – Proposals, Problems and Practicalities”, Part 4 – Antony White QC and Eddie Craven

8 04 2011

This is the final part of a four part post dealing with the Draft Defamation Bill and Consultation Paper published by the Government on 15 March 2011.  It deals with the other issues raised by the Government’s Consultation.  Part 1 of this post was published on 3 April 2011, Part 2 was published on 5 April 2011 and Part 3 was published on 7 April 2011. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: King v Sunday Newspapers, Northern Ireland privacy appeal partially successful

8 04 2011

On 15 October 2010 we discussed the first instance judgment of Mr Justice Weatherup in the case of King v Sunday Newspapers Ltd arising out of the publication of some 29 articles in the “Sunday World” newspaper.   The privacy claim was partially successful but the harassment claim failed.   Read the rest of this entry »