Case

Simon Browne QC appeared for the successful Respondents in the Supreme Court

12th April 2017

Cases Citation

[2017] UKSC 33 under the title of Times Newspapers Ltd. (Appellant) v Flood (Respondent); Miller (Respondent) v Associated Newspapers Ltd (Appellant); Frost and Other (respondents) v MGN Ltd (Appellant)

Three national newspapers (The Times, Daily Mail, and The Mirror) were attempting to avoid paying any additional liabilities (success fees and ATE premiums) to privacy and defamation claimants funded by conditional fee agreements. The challenge was based upon the newspapers’ freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights.


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Simon Browne QC

Simon Browne QC
Year of Call: 1982
Year of Silk: 2011