Blog


After the election: all change for UK sanctions litigation?

Posted on 11 December 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Though polls consistently show a Conservative lead, it would be a brave writer who'd hazard a prediction of the outcome of the UK General Election.

READ MORE >

UK Election 2019: What you can and can’t say about a candidate

Posted on 05 December 2019 by Carter-Ruck

The UK General Election of 2019 has seen many claims and counter-claims of falsehood and distortion but, as Carter-Ruck's Katherine Hooley explains, there are limits to what can be said when campaigning.

READ MORE >

Elon Musk’s defamation trial begins in LA

Posted on 04 December 2019 by Aidan Shipman

While many watchful eyes are fixed on President Trump's Twitter feed during his UK visit to take part in this week's NATO summit, across the pond a court will hear the trial of another public figure who has developed a reputation for dramatic Twitter interventions.

READ MORE >

TikTok - legal concerns over fast-growing video app

Posted on 29 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

TikTok, an online application where you create and share short videos, has been in the news this week following a widely-criticised decision by the Chinese-owned company to suspend a user's account after she posted about China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population.

READ MORE >

Prince Andrew’s interview and the law of privacy

Posted on 27 November 2019 by Persephone Bridgman Baker

Whether or not you agree that Prince Andrew's recent interview on the Epstein allegations was "not so much a car crash but an articulated lorry crash", an important legal point deserves to be emphasised.

READ MORE >

Changes to media law claims

Posted on 25 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

This autumn we see changes to the way media law claims are dealt with in the courts in England and Wales.

READ MORE >

Carter-Ruck’s Persephone Bridgman Baker: can copycat advertising be controlled?

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Where do you draw the line when ads are obviously derivative?

READ MORE >

Carter-Ruck praised for role in new Legal PR Guide

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

The Times has praised the work of Carter-Ruck's Director of Business Development and Marketing in devising and writing for a new guide to legal public relations, which is being launched by the Public Relations and Communications Association at a reception in Central London on 19 November.

READ MORE >

Brexit - impact on international arbitration

Posted on 04 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

What are the implications of Brexit for international arbitration? Carter-Ruck solicitor Hashem Hijjawi analyses this in the latest issue of the Young Arbitration Review, with a particular focus on anti-suit injunctions.

READ MORE >

Right of Erasure - CJEU limits territorial scope of delisting orders

Posted on 28 October 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Can you require Google to de-list search results against your name anywhere in the world? Carter-Ruck lawyer Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Google v CNIL.

READ MORE >

The Sun’s coverage of Ben Stokes’ family tragedy: Carter-Ruck comment in press

Posted on 23 September 2019 by Carter-Ruck

After The Sun newspaper was widely criticised for its coverage of England sportsman Ben Stokes' family tragedy, Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Dominic Garner spoke with Law Society Gazette editor Paul Rogerson about privacy, public figures and press regulation.

READ MORE >

Lachaux: Supreme Court clarifies ‘serious harm’ threshold for defamation claims

Posted on 08 July 2019 by Carter-Ruck

The Supreme Court's recent clarification of the 'serious harm' threshold for defamation claims has been welcomed by newspapers as a victory for free speech. In fact, it is more likely to mean escalating costs and uncertainty for claimants and defendants alike.

Writing in the Law Society's Gazette, Carter-Ruck Associate Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision and offers a prediction of its likely impact.

READ MORE >

Lachaux V Independent Print, Supreme Court Abolished Common Law Presumption of Damage in Libel Cases

Posted on 14 June 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Avocate a la Cour Mathilde Groppo provides a case update for Inforrm's Blog following the Lachaux judgment handed down by The Supreme Court on 12 June 2019.

READ MORE >

Guidance on libel for the social media age

Posted on 21 May 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Writing in the Law Society's Gazette, Oliver Cox examines a 76-month libel dispute that gives guidance on defamation in the Facebook era.

READ MORE >

Guy Martin in PR Week: Agency leaders confront idea theft and call for stronger protection

Posted on 17 May 2019 by Guy Martin

Carter-Ruck partner Guy Martin speaks to PR Week on steps agencies can take to avoid their creative ideas being used by clients without acknowledgement or remuneration.

READ MORE >

© 2019 Carter-Ruck, 6 St Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE | lawyers@carter-ruck.com

RSS FEED linkedin