injunctions

By Dominic Ponsford | 07 Apr 2014
A man accused by Northern Ireland's Sunday World of being a commander in banned terrorist group the UVF has failed in a High Court bid to stop the newspaper writing about him.
By PA Media Lawyer | 21 Mar 2014
There was only one application for an interim privacy injunction in the High Court during the final six months of last year - and that was rejected, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Justice.
By PA Media Lawyer | 10 Mar 2014
One Direction pop star Harry Styles has won permanent High Court orders against four paparazzi photographers in his legal battle to end the "crazy pursuit" of him.
By Dominic Ponsford | 22 Oct 2013
The Wall Street Journal Europe yesterday overturned an injunction which had prevented it from naming 22 individuals named in an investigation relating to fixing of the Libor inter-bank lending rate.
By William Turvill | 23 Jul 2013
The number of reported privacy cases heard in court in the UK rose by 22 per cent in the last year, according new research.
By William Turvill | 04 Jun 2013
Two social media users have been given nine-month suspended sentences for breaching an injunction by sharing pictures of people they believed to be the killers of James Bulger.
By William Turvill | 29 Apr 2013
A mother of six on benefits who was reported to be asking that she be re-housed in an exclusive London area failed in a bid to gag The Sunday Times.
Kate Winslet and Ned RocknRoll (REUTERS)
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Jan 2013
Pictures taken from Facebook which showed Kate Winslet’s new husband Ned RocknRoll semi-naked at a fancy dress party could have led to her children being subject to ridicule, a judge has said.
By Andrew Pugh | 09 Jan 2013
A top judge has warned the family justice system is failing to address freedom of speech considerations after overturning a “shocking” injunction banning The Sun from revealing how a four-year-old girl was left in foster care with a man accused of downloading child porn.
By Press Gazette | 09 Oct 2012

By Ryan Mowat, Dispute Resolution Partner and Specialist in Media Law at Kingsley Napley LLP

Freddie Starr
By PA Mediapoint | 05 Oct 2012
A High Court judge has refused to continue an injunction granted to Liverpool comedian Freddie Starr to prevent publication of what he says is a libellous allegation.
By William Turvill | 28 Sep 2012
The number privacy injunction applications considered by the High Court in London more than doubled in the first six months of 2012, compared with the last six months of 2011.
By Ceri Williams | 26 May 2011

Amid the furore this week over the naming off Ryan Giggs as the footballer at the centre of a Twitter privacy row - the UK law on privacy was said to be in a shambles.