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Damages awards after Gulati

Damages awards after Gulati
Published on: 08 January 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Damages awards after Gulati
  • Original news
  • What is the background to this case?
  • On what grounds did MGN bring an appeal?
  • How did the Court of Appeal address MGN’s claim that the judge should have awarded damages for privacy only?
  • How did the Court of Appeal resolve MGN’s argument that the damages awarded in this case were out of kilter with awards for personal injury?
  • How did the Court of Appeal resolve MGN’s argument that the damages awarded in this case were out of kilter with awards made by the Strasbourg court?
  • What did the Court of Appeal say about the double recovery point?
  • Do you think this ruling indicates that damages awards will grow in privacy cases?
  • Are there any other practice points to take away from this judgment?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: David Bowden, freelance independent consultant, comments on the consequences of Gulati and others v MGN Ltd and talks to James Heath of Atkins Thomson Solicitors, who was lead solicitor for the claimants, and Christopher Knight, a barrister specialising in information law of 11 Kings Bench Walk. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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