On 3 March 2016, the High Court in BCS Corporate Acceptances Ltd and others v Terry and another considered an application to continue a freezing injunction against two respondents. It held that obtaining security over assets was not the purpose of such an order, and there was no basis to grant a freezing injunction against … Continue reading Court reaffirms that freezing injunctions are not proprietary relief
The Supreme Court has just announced that it is reserving judgment in PJS v News Group Newspapers (see our post here) and will give its decision at a later date. In the meantime, the injunction granted by the Court of Appeal and continued by the Supreme Court will remain in force.
Today, the Supreme Court is considering whether the Court of Appeal was right to set aside an interim injunction preventing The Sun on Sunday from publishing an article regarding the extra-marital sexual encounters of a celebrity. The injunction will remain in place until the end of the hearing, at which the Supreme Court will decide … Continue reading PJS v News Group Newspapers: Supreme Court today considering whether to lift celebrity privacy injunction
On 12 February 2016, the Court of Appeal considered an appeal against an injunction enforcing a negative obligation, and expressed doubts about applying the guidance on the discretionary exercise involved in deciding whether or not to grant an injunction given by the Supreme Court in Coventry (t/a RDC Promotions) v Lawrence  UKSC 13. D … Continue reading Court of Appeal considers extent of judicial discretion when awarding damages in lieu of an injunction