ABC and Others v Telegraph Media Group Ltd: CA 23 Oct 2018

Human Rights balance in favour of Interim order

The Claimants, now Appellants sought an injunction to prevent the Defendant, from publishing what they say is confidential information about them which was disclosed in breach of confidence.
Held: The claimant’s appeal succeeded. The court granted a temporary injunction until trial only. An order was made that the trial was to take place very quickly. The balancing exercise between the rights of the respective parties was in favour of a short term restriction.
Sir Terence Etherton MR, Lord Justice Underhill VP and Lord Justice Henderson
[2018] EWCA Civ 2329, [2019] 2 All ER 684, [2019] EMLR 5
European Convention on Human Rights 8 10
England and Wales
CitedAssociated Newspapers Ltd v Prince of Wales CA 21-Dec-2006
The defendant newspaper appealed summary judgment against it for breach of confidence and copyright infringement having published the claimant’s journals which he said were private.
Held: Upheld, although the judge had given insufficient . .

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See AlsoArcadia Group Ltd and Others v Telegraph Media Group Ltd QBD 23-Jan-2019
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See AlsoArcadia Group Ltd and Others v Telegraph Media Group Ltd QBD 8-Feb-2019
Claimant’s application for leave to withdraw request for injunction to prevent publication of stories regarding matters subject to non-disclosure agreements.
Held: Granted. An junction had been granted, but Lord Hain had disclosed protected . .

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Updated: 09 September 2021; Ref: scu.625951