Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 29 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2016] EWHC 2770 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Warby J

Representation Schillings International LLP for PJS.
  Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP for the defendant
Judgment Dates: 4 November 2016


Practice - Settlement of action - Privacy - Parties seeking approval of form of order for settlement of claim for breach of confidence and misuse of private information - Whether form of order should be approved.

The Case

Practice Settlement of action. The Queen's Bench Division granted the parties' application for approval of their settlement of the claimant's, PJS, proceedings against the defendant newspaper for breach of confidence and misuse of private information. The terms of the settlement included an order that the defendant pay a specified sum in full and final settlement of PJS's claim for damages, and for the anonymity of PJS, his partner and three designated third parties.

Practice Areas

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