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Government obtains injunction against Insulate Britain

The Government has obtained a High Court injunction against green activists from Insulate Britain an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion who face fines or prison for blocking the M25. The High Court injunction obtained by the Government on September 22 means anyone blocking the motorway could be found to be in contempt of court, which carries a maximum penalty of…

Health Secretary Matt Hancock to have Whatsapp and Emails searched over Covid Contracts

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock to have personal WhatsApp and emails searched in court battle over Covid test contracts

The High Court has ruled that emails and WhatsApp messages of former British Health Secretary Matt Hancock can be searched, in a court action brought by the Good Law Project group against the Department of Health and Social Care over the allegedly unlawful awarding of multi-million-pound Covid testing contracts. The case revolves around three Covid-19…

High Court agrees to notify Prince Andrew about the lawsuit launched against him

The High Court has agreed to notify Prince Andrew about the lawsuit launched against him by former Jeffrey Epstein’s victim Virginia Giuffre. The High Court said in a statement: “The lawyers acting for Ms Giuffre have now provided further information to the High Court, and the High Court has accepted the request for service under…

Ministry of Justice will implement a blueprint for fixed recoverable costs

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that it will implement a blueprint for fixed recoverable costs (FRC) across the fast-track and in most money cases worth up to £100,000 in a bid to reduce the cost of litigation and create more certainty about what losing parties must pay. It does not specify a date…

Johnny Depp handed small victory in US Court as part of his defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard

Johnny Depp handed small victory in US Court as part of his defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard

Johnny Depp was recently handed a small victory in a US Court as part of his $50m defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. Heard had petitioned to have the suit dismissed after the High Court in London ruled in favour of The Sun, in a libel trial with Depp over The Sun’s description of Depp…

Rebekah Vardy is sues Coleen Rooney for libel over her "Wagatha Christie" statement accusing her of leaking fake stories.

Rebekah Vardy is sues Coleen Rooney for libel over her “Wagatha Christie” statement accusing her of leaking fake stories.

Rebekah Vardy has succeeded in a bid to strike out parts of Coleen Rooney’s defence which included allegations of Mrs Vardy’s close relationship with The Sun newspaper and her alleged, but denied, authorship of “The Secret Wag” column in the latest part of the ‘Wagatha Christie’ High Court libel case. However, the High Court refused to issue…

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

Andrew Lloyd Webber is taking legal action against the U.K. government in a bid to force them to reveal the results of their live event pilot scheme. During the pandemic, the Events and Research Programme (ERP) had been allowing audiences to attend events such as the FA Cup Final and the BRIT Awards to gauge…