Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 142 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Lord Woolf CJ, Laws and Dyson LJJ

Representation Alastair Wilson QC, Stephen Bate and Jeremy Reed for the claimant.
  Richard Spearman QC for the newspaper.
Judgment Dates: 11 March 2002

Catchwords

Confidential information - Disclosure - Interim injunction against disclosure of information - Newspaper intending to publish articles relating to claimant's extra-marital affairs - Whether law affording protection of confidentiality to facts concerning sexual relations outside marriage - Whether newspaper's right to freedom of expression outweighed by claimant's right to confidentiality - Guidance on grant of interim injunctions in cases of confidentiality - s 12 - European Convention on Human Rights, art 10.

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