R (Bridges) v The Chief Constable of South Wales Police  EWCA Civ 1058. A review of this case, which was about automated facial recognition technology.
A podcast summarising the CJEU ruling in Schrems II.
A podcast summarising the Schrems I case, the privacy shield and the referral to the CJEU of questions in Schrems II.
ZXC v Bloomberg LP  EWCA 611: the privacy rights of suspects of crime
In the U.K., and elsewhere in the world, the burning question at the moment is how we move forward in this pandemic, not just from a health perspective, but from an economic perspective as well. We all want to know what the so-called ‘exit strategy’ will be. One of the possible facets of the strategy […]
In this podcast, I discuss data protection and the Coronavirus with Hatti Suvari. Get Legally Speaking is a podcast series that is supported by the Bar Council, which aims to explain different areas of law to the public. In this podcast we talk about working from home, sharing health data, children’s privacy and the legality […]
In this podcast, I discuss data protection and the GDPR with Hatti Suvari. Get Legally Speaking is a podcast series that is supported by the Bar Council, which aims to explain different areas of law to the public. This is Part 1 of a series of podcasts related to data protection and privacy that will […]
Lloyd v Google LLC  EWCA Civ 1599 To read the judgment click here. The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision, which had refused permission for Mr Richard Lloyd to serve proceedings on Google for the alleged secret collection of browser-generated information from Apple iPhone users. Mr Lloyd had brought the claim […]
Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd and another  UKSC 27 To read the judgment click here. The Supreme Court has clarified the approach to the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013 (“the Act”). Section 1: (1) A statement is not defamatory unless its publication has caused or is likely to […]
By Tom Orrell & Melissa Stock Privacy law has never been a straightforward affair in England. Its development has been piecemeal over the past two centuries. In fact the laws that govern information today are spread across multiple frameworks, including: libel (protecting reputation), data protection (rights over the processing of personal data), breach of confidence […]