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PRIVACY: To publish or not to publish

01 April 2011  

In the first of two parts, Alan Watts and Anna Bateman review recent cases on the law of confidence and privacy

The past few years have seen some significant developments in the law of confidence, such that it is now firmly established to encompass the new(ish) cause of action known as misuse of private information. This two-part article provides a summary of some recent cases in these areas.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Attorney General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd (No 2) [1990] 1 AC 109

    Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd [2002] EWHC 499

    Cream Holdings Ltd & ors v Banerjee & ors [2005] 1 AC 253

    Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2008] EWHC 687 (QB)