Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 39 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2016] EWHC 2760 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Nicol J

Representation David Sherborne and Julian Santos (instructed by Lee and Thompson) for C.
  Andrew Caldecott QC and Adam Wolanski (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP) for D.
Judgment Dates: 4 November 2016


Injunction - Interlocutory - Confidential information - Claimant (C) successfully applying for temporary injunction restraining defendant (D) from publishing private information about C - C applying for extension of injunction - Whether D having private information about C which D might publish - Whether C having reasonable expectation of privacy regarding that information - Whether D's freedom of expression prevailing over C's reasonable expectation of privacy - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 8,10.

The Case

Injunction Interlocutory. The Queen's Bench Division granted the claimant's application for the extension of an injunction which had prevented the defendant newspaper from publishing confidential or private information about him. However, the defendant was not prevented from using the relevant information in order to make its own investigations into the matter, which concerned alleged financial crimes.

Practice Areas

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