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PNM v TNL & Ors before the Supreme Court

17/01/2017

In what would be a landmark privacy ruling, the Appellant seeks an interim non-disclosure order to prevent his identification as a person arrested in connection with allegations of child sexual grooming/prostitution. The Respondents wish to publish reports of reporting restriction proceedings concerning the Appellant, in the course of which certain of the private information in question was referred to in open court. The issue before the Supreme Court is whether, following the decision in A v British Broadcasting Corporation (Scotland) [2014] UKSC 25, the Court of Appeal erred in its approach to balancing the privacy rights of a person arrested but never charged and subsequently ‘de-arrested’ for an offence, against the right of the press to report open court proceedings 

Manuel Barca QC and Hannah Ready, instructed by Collyer Bristow LLP, will appear before Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption and Lord Reed

 

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