TIMES NEWSPAPERS Ltd v FLOOD; FROST AND OTHERS v MGN Ltd; MILLER v ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS Ltd [2017] UKSC 33

Summary

The Supreme Court considered three appeals; all involving the question of whether or not the costs regime involving Conditional Fee Agreements (‘CFA’s’) and After the Event Insurance (ATE’s) infringed a newspaper’s Article 10 rights.

 

The cases and legislation mentioned, or made reference to, in this podcast are:

Campbell v MGN (No 2) [2005] UKHL 61

MGN v United Kingdom 39401/04 [2011] ECHR 919

Lawrence v Fen Tigers Ltd (No 3) [2015] 1 WLR 3485

Access to Justice Act 1999

Article 4, Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (Commencement No 5 and Saving Provision) Order 2013 (SI 2103/77)