Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 170 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWCA Civ 1276
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Neuberger MR, Maurice Kay, Sedley LJJ

Representation Hugh Tomlinson QC and Mark Lewis (instructed by JMW Solicitors LLP) for the appellant.
  David Sherborne (instructed by Schillings) for the Respondent.
  Heather Rogers QC for Guardian News & Media Ltd
Judgment Dates: 16 November 2010


Privacy - Anonymity in court proceedings - Superinjunction - Claimant being member of 'boy band' - Parties having relationship - Relationship between parties coming to an end - Defendant intending to sell story - Judge granting superinjunction preventing publication of certain specified things or the fact the injunction had been obtained - Whether judge erring.

The Case

Privacy Anonymity in court proceedings. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, lifted a super-injunction preventing the naming of the claimant who has won an order restraining publication of confidential information by the defendant, a former girlfriend.

Practice Areas

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