Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 221 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 14
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Auld, Robert Walker LJJ and Sir Christopher Slade

Representation Andrew Moran QC and John Jones (instructed by Jones Maidment Wilson) for the claimant.
  Graham Wells (instructed by Weightmans) for the Chief Constable.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2002

Catchwords

Police - Informer - Disclosure to court ||Claim for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution - Claimant seeking disclosure of information relating to police informer - Whether disclosure should be ordered.

The Case

The law in relation to the disclosure of the identity of police informers had received a decisive impetus towards a more case specific approach with the advent of the human rights legislation.

Practice Areas

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