The rule of thumb that the Royals don’t sue is not a matter of strict legal advice (Prince Charles has seen to that)
This weekend, at the Oscars, The Academy will celebrate 50 years of 007 on screen – from Dr No (1962) to Skyfall (2012). Sadly, as generations of government lawyers will attest, Britain’s “most famous spy” has left a considerable number of tricky lawsuits in his wake. He may have a licence to kill, but Bond also has a duty of care: and his approach to it is frequently negligent. M Law takes a look at some of his worst moments.
Two high-profile celebrity libel cases have recently ended with a substantial financial settlement in the Claimant’s favour: undisclosed, following a ruling on meaning and liability
It was confirmed yesterday that Steve Bruce, manager of Hull City, has been charged with misconduct in relation to comments made following Hull City’s Premier League defeat against Tottenham on Sunday. The background is that Bruce was displeased with the decision taken by the referee
Operators of Premium Rate Services consisting of prize-draw and download services payable by a repeat mobile charge may have been somewhat alarmed by the
We recently considered a notice to industry issued by the premium rate services regulator, PhonepayPlus, concerning a call to cease services, and were surprised at the level of response. Not only were our clients – and the industry at large
One change that may have gone unnoticed amid the usual 1st January mess of paper hats and broken resolutions this year is that the Defamation Act 2013 has finally been brought into law.
It has emerged that imprisoned former dictator of Nicaragua, General Manuel Noriega, has launched a claim in the State of California as against Activision, the producers of the hugely successful ‘Call of Duty’ game series.
Those close to the UK mobile services industry will have had a close eye on the recent application for Judicial Review, made by Ordanduu GmbH, against UK phone regulator PhonepayPlus. Having seen their application for permission knocked back on paper,