Edward Craven writes:
The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in the case of JIH v News Group Newspapers Ltd ( EWCA 42). In allowing the appeal against the order of Tugendhat J ( EWHC 2818 (QB)) the Court ordered that the claimant’s anonymity should be restored. Although the Court stressed that each decision is fact sensitive, this approach seems likely to be followed in most types of privacy injunction cases. This eagerly awaited decision adds to the growing body of case law concerning reporting restrictions where an injunction has been granted to restrain publication of information about a claimant’s private life.
Read more about the case and its significance on Inforrm’s Blog.