Goodwin v News Group Newspapers Ltd: QBD 23 May 2011

The claimant had obtained orders restricting publication by the defendant of stories of his relationship with a woman. The order had also restrained publication of their names. The names had since been revealed under parliamentary prvilege, and the defendant sought the discharge of the order.
Held: This had not been a ‘superinjunction’, and there had been no restriction on relevant publications to the FSA.


Tugendhat J


[2011] EWHC 1309 (QB)




England and Wales


See AlsoMNB v News Group Newspapers Ltd QBD 9-Mar-2011
The defendant resisted an order preventing disclosure of information said by the claimant to be private.
Held: At the start of the hearing before herself, she had been told that the application for an interim injunction was no longer opposed. . .

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See AlsoGoodwin v News Group Newspapers Ltd QBD 27-May-2011
An associated claimant alleged contempt against another newspaper for publishing matters so as to defeat the purposes of a privacy injunction granted to her.
Held: Even though the principle claimant had been subsequenty identified with the . .
See AlsoGoodwin v NGN Ltd and VBN QBD 9-Jun-2011
The claimant had obtained an injunction preventing publication of his name and that of his coworker with whom he had had an affair. After widespread publication of his name elsewhere, the defendant had secured the discharge of the order as regards . .
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Media, Litigation Practice, Human Rights

Updated: 21 October 2022; Ref: scu.440086