Case Comment: PJS v NGN, Supreme Court restores interim injunction in landmark privacy case – Sara Mansoori and Aidan Wills.

26 05 2016

Supreme CourtOn 19 May 2016, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2016] UKSC 26. This much-discussed privacy action brought by a celebrity has generated renewed debate on privacy injunctions. Read the rest of this entry »





“Free speech drowning”? – Supreme Court decision to reinstate PJS injunction, a news Round Up

20 05 2016

Sun Front PageThe decision of the Supreme Court to reinstate the injunction in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers ([2016] UKSC 26) has, unsurprisingly, attracted widespread comment, both in press and on social media. We had a summary of the case and a post by Ashley Hurst. Read the rest of this entry »





PJS v NGN: Supreme Court stands behind anonymised celebrity injunction – Ashley Hurst

19 05 2016

Ashley HurstIn what many will see as a shock judgment, the Supreme Court has resisted massive media, internet, and political pressure and upheld an anonymised privacy injunction which protects the identity of a celebrity couple. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Supreme Court allows appeal in PJS “celebrity injunction case”

19 05 2016

PJS Supreme CourtIn a judgment handed down today the UK Supreme Court, by a majority of 4:1, allowed the claimant’s appeal in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers ([2016] UKSC 26). Read the rest of this entry »





News: Supreme Court will give judgment in privacy injunction case of PJS v News Group on 19 May 2016

16 05 2016

PJS Court of AppealThe UK Supreme Court has announced that it will hand down judgment in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers Limited at 9.30am on Thursday 19 May 2016.  The “hand down bench” for the judgment will be Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale and Lord Mance. Read the rest of this entry »





News: PJS injunction appeal, Supreme Court reserves judgment, injunction remains in place

21 04 2016

PJS Court of AppealThe Supreme Court today heard the application and appeal in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers – following the decision of the Court of Appeal on Monday ([2016] EWCA Civ 393) to discharge the injunction it had granted in January because it had ceased to have practical effect. Read the rest of this entry »





News: UK Supreme Court holds that CFA regime is compatible with Human Rights Convention

22 07 2015

uksccrest2_400x400The UK Supreme Court today handed down judgment in the case of Coventry v Lawrence ([2015] UKSC 50) [pdf]. By a majority of 5:2 the Court held that the conditional fee and after the event insurance regime brought in by the Access to Justice Act 1999 (“the AJA regime”) was compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Read the rest of this entry »








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