Court ban over Pippa Middleton hacked iCloud photos – BBC News

Posted September 29th, 2016 in injunctions, interception, internet, news, photography, privacy by tracey

‘The High Court has banned publication of photographs allegedly stolen from Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account.’

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BBC news, 28th September 2016

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Improperly obtained freezing order can prove costly, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 31st, 2016 in damages, disclosure, freezing injunctions, injunctions, news by sally

‘A company that obtained a freezing injunction which prevented a businessman from investing his assets has been told it will have to pay “tens of millions of dollars” in damages by the High Court in London.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 31st August 2016

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Britain First banned from all mosques in England and Wales – The Independent

Posted August 19th, 2016 in injunctions, Islam, news, political parties, public order by tracey

‘Britain First campaigners have been banned from mosques across England and Wales for the next three years and could face bankruptcy if they appeal, after police won an injunction from the High Court.’

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The Independent, 18th August 2016

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Landlords behaving badly – Nearly Legal

‘While the Magistrates Courts continue to hand out paltry fines to landlords on conviction for illegal eviction, despite the removal of the upper £5000 limit, it is good to see that the civil courts are capable of taking a more reasonable approach to quantum.’

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Nearly Legal, 13th August 2016

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Britain First could be ‘finished’ if High Court bid to ban them from every mosque in England and Wales – The Independent

Posted August 15th, 2016 in demonstrations, harassment, injunctions, Islam, news, police, political parties by sally

‘Britain First could be “finished” as it faces a High Court attempt to ban it from entering any mosque in England or Wales for the next three years.’

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The Independent, 12th August 2016

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Orlando Bloom naked pictures: What privacy rights does the actor have? – The Independent

‘The Independent spoke to a media lawyer about whether Bloom’s legal right to privacy has been invaded by publication of the pictures’

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The Independent, 5th August 2016

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Social landlord wins Civil Injunction Orders against youth and two men – Local Government Lawyer

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in housing, injunctions, news, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Salix Homes has secured three civil injunction orders (CIO) against two men and a youth using legislation under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd July 2016

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Right to light appeal: bad conduct ‘key factor’ in grant of injunction, experts say – OUT-LAW.com

‘The Court of Appeal has upheld an injunction over what was a relatively minor breach of a right to light, primarily because of the developer’s poor conduct throughout the dispute.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 12th July 2016

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Court of Appeal ruling ‘provides extra ammunition’ in fight against sale of counterfeit goods online, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

‘A new ruling by the Court of Appeal in London “provides extra ammunition” to brands in their fight against the sale of counterfeit goods online, an expert has said.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 7th July 2016

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Surrey farmer Robert Fidler’s ‘no regrets’ over ‘hidden castle’ – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2016 in injunctions, news, planning by tracey

‘A farmer who built a mock Tudor castle without planning consent and hid it behind hay bales says he has no regrets after following orders to demolish it.’

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BBC News, 30th June 2016

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English court upholds freezing order, jails directors for refusal to disclose assets – OUT-LAW.com

Posted June 29th, 2016 in company directors, disclosure, freezing injunctions, news, sentencing by sally

‘The current and former directors of Hong Kong company Nu Tek have been sentenced to 18 and 12 months’ imprisonment for breaching a worldwide freezing order.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 28th June 2016

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Retired company director fined and reprimanded for destroying his own mother’s grave – Daily Telegraph

‘A retired company director has paid £4,500 in costs after being reprimanded by a judge for vandalising his own mother’s gravestone with a hammer.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th June 2016

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Rights to Light: The Assessment of Damages in Lieu of an Injunction – Tanfield Chambers

Posted June 2nd, 2016 in damages, easements, injunctions, news by sally

‘An easement is appurtenant to land and not a personal right of the owner. As such, the easement can be exercised by anyone who is entitled to use the land and it can be enforced by anyone in possession of the land.’

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Tanfield Chambers, 31st May 2016

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Examining the effectiveness of celebrity injunctions – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

‘Is the Supreme Court’s decision in PJS v NGN [2016] UKSC 26, [2016] All ER (D) 135 (May), as Lord Toulson suggests, out of touch with reality? Sara Mansoori, barrister at Matrix Chambers, considers the wider consequences of the case and suggests that even when information is in the public domain, the law of privacy can prevent repetition of that information where such repetition can cause unwarranted distress.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 25th May 2016

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Using the courts to silence the press abuses our freedoms and makes our judges look foolish – Daily Telegraph

‘I recently wrote on these pages criticising celebrity injunctions taken out to gag English newspapers, even when the stories were freely reported in other countries. The expensive celebrity game reminded me, I wrote, of the Spycatcher farce and the series of trials during which Margaret Thatcher tried to prevent British newspapers from publishing extracts from Peter Wright’s MI5 memoir, despite the book being freely obtainable outside England.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd May 2016

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The celebrity threesome case risks undermining the law – The Guardian

Perhaps for the first time – and almost certainly for the last, since he is about to retire – Lord Toulson is the hero of the press. As the sole dissenting judge in the Supreme Court ruling on the current celebrity injunction of speculation, he would have allowed the claimant’s name to be published – at least by news organisations that were prepared to run the risk of paying damages for breaching the claimant’s privacy.’

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The Guardian, 19th May 2016

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Supreme court upholds ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction – The Guardian

Posted May 20th, 2016 in confidentiality, injunctions, media, news, privacy, public interest, Supreme Court by tracey

‘The supreme court has extended the interim privacy injunction preventing identification of a celebrity who has been involved in a three-way sexual encounter.’

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The Guardian, 19th May 2016

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Celebrity injunction: PJS cannot be named, says Supreme Court – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2016 in appeals, injunctions, internet, media, news, privacy, public interest, Supreme Court by sally

‘An injunction banning the naming of a celebrity involved in an alleged extra-marital relationship should stay in place, the Supreme Court has ruled.’

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BBC News, 19th May 2016

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Supreme court to give ruling on ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction – The Guardian

Posted May 19th, 2016 in appeals, injunctions, internet, media, news, privacy, Supreme Court by sally

‘The supreme court is set to deliver its long-awaited decision on a privacy injunction preventing identification of a celebrity said to have taken part in a three-way sexual encounter.’

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The Guardian, 19th May 2016

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‘Celebrity threesome’ injunction decision due on Thursday – The Guardian

Posted May 17th, 2016 in appeals, injunctions, internet, media, news, privacy, Supreme Court by sally

‘The supreme court will on Thursday deliver its long-awaited decision on a privacy injunction preventing identification of a celebrity involved in a three-way sexual encounter.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2016

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