Privacy in English law
Privacy in English law is a rapidly developing area of English law that considers in what situations an individual has a legal right to informational privacy - the protection of personal or private in...
Kaye v Robertson
Kaye v Robertson [1991] FSR 62 is a case in English law, expressing the view that there is no common-law right to privacy in English law.
The case involved Gorden Kaye, a well-known actor, who suf...
Wainwright v Home Office
Wainwright and another (Appellants) versus Home Office (Respondents) [2003] UKHL 53; [2003] 3 WLR 1137 is an English tort law case concerning the arguments for a tort of privacy, and the action for ba...
Breach of confidence in English law
Breach of confidence in English law is an equitable doctrine which allows a person to claim a remedy where their confidence has been breached. A duty of confidence arises when confidential information...
Mosley v News Group Newspapers Limited
Mosley v News Group Newspapers [2008] EWHC 1777 (QB) was an English High Court case in which the former President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, Max Mosley, challenged the News of t...
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Max Mosley v United Kingdom
Mosley v United Kingdom [2011] 53 E.H.R.R. 30; was a 2011 decision in the European Court of Human Rights regarding the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. An a...
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence", subject to certain restrictions that are "in acco...
Injunctions in English law
Injunctions in English law are a legal remedy which prevents an individual or group from beginning or continuing an action which threatens or breaches the legal rights of another. Injunctions can also...
Giles Coren
Giles Coren (born 29 July 1969) is an English columnist and restaurant critic for The Times and has contributed to various publications including the Independent on Sunday, Tatler and GQ. He was named...
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CTB v Twitter Inc, Persons Unknown
CTB v News Group Newspapers is an English legal case between Manchester United player Ryan Giggs, given the pseudonym CTB, and defendants News Group Newspapers Limited and model Imogen Thomas. On 14 A...
Absolute privilege in English law
Absolute privilege is a complete defence to an action for defamation in English law. If the defence of absolute privilege applies it is irrelevant that a defendant has acted with malice, knew informat...
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Misuse of private information in English law
Misuse of private information in English law is a new tort (civil offence) that English courts recognised in the case Campbell v. MGN Ltd.
WER v REW
WER v REW was an anonymised legal case in which Chris Hutcheson took out an injunction to prevent Popdog Ltd from publishing details regarding his private life. Mr Hutcheson gained an injunction but i...
Attorney General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd
Attorney General v Observer Ltd [1990] is an important English tort law case on breach of confidentiality. It also raised questions of the interests of public policy and freedom of expression under t...
R v Brown
R v Brown [1994] 1 AC 212 is a House of Lords judgment in which a group of men were convicted for their involvement in consensual sadomasochistic sexual acts over a 10-year period. They were convicted...
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides for the right to marry.
Mosley v United Kingdom
Mosley v United Kingdom [2011] 53 E.H.R.R. 30; was a 2011 decision in the European Court of Human Rights regarding the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. An a...
2011 British privacy injunctions controversy
The British privacy injunctions controversy began in early 2011, when London-based tabloid newspapers published stories about anonymous celebrities that were intended to flout what are commonly (but n...
Super-injunctions in English law
Super-injunctions in English law refer to a type of injunction in English tort law that prevent publication of the thing that is in issue and also prevents the reporting of the fact that the injunctio...
DFT v TFD
DFT v TFD [2010] EWHC 2335 (QB) is an English privacy case which concerned an attempt by a woman to blackmail an individual by revealing details of a sexual relationship the couple had had unless a su...
Theakston v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd
Theakston v MGN Ltd [2002] EWHC 137(QB) was a High Court judgment in which British television presenter Jamie Theakston attempted to injunct the Sunday People from publishing a story about how he vis...
CTB v News Group Newspapers
CTB v News Group Newspapers is an English legal case between Manchester United player Ryan Giggs, given the pseudonym CTB, and defendants News Group Newspapers Limited and model Imogen Thomas. On 14 A...
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Neuberger Committee
The Neuberger Committee was a committee set up to examine the law and practice surrounding so-called super-injunctions in English law. It reported in May 2011.