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Supreme Court hears Newspaper Article 10 challenge to the payment of Additional Liabilities

25th January 2017

Simon Browne QC and James Laughland are appearing for separate Respondents in a three day challenge in the Supreme Court by the Appellant Newspapers (The Times, The Mail and The Mirror) to pay success fees and after the event insurance premiums to successful litigants in publication cases.

The newspapers argue that the payment of such additional liabilities amounts to a breach of their Article 10 right to freedom of expression under the Human Rights Act.





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Simon Browne QC

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

James Laughland

James Laughland
Year of Call: 1991