Using Zoom Safely

Posted on 21 April 2020 by Carter-Ruck

Mathilde Groppo of Carter-Ruck writes for Global Data Review on the security risks associated with video-conferencing platform Zoom amid its coronavirus-related explosion in popularity, and how users can use the software safely.


Morrisons’ Supreme Court win: employers still need to take care with data

Posted on 15 April 2020 by Carter-Ruck

Claire Gill, Partner at Carter-Ruck, warns that employers still need adequate controls, processes and training to avoid data protection claims.


Litigation during lockdown: UK courts keep calm and carry on – Inforrm’s Blog

Posted on 06 April 2020 by Carter-Ruck

When the Prime Minister announced the COVID-19 lockdown on 23 March 2020, many litigation practitioners were concerned about the impact this would have on upcoming hearings. Carter-Ruck Associate Mathilde Groppo examines the current efficacious adjustment of the UK court process.


Call For Lifting Of Sanctions

Posted on 06 April 2020 by Guy Martin

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food has called (31 March 2020) for the immediate lifting of international sanctions to prevent hunger crises in countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.


How do you solve a problem like Corona (misinformation)?

Posted on 02 April 2020 by Helena Shipman

Born as twins in the womb, the coronavirus and misinformation surrounding the virus have grown together and found their way into the country's homes.


Are meaning hearings the new norm? - The Law Society Gazette

Posted on 17 March 2020 by Helena Shipman

Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Helena Shipman provides an insight for The Law Society Gazette on whether meaning hearings are the new norm in defamation litigation.


Serafin v Malkiewicz, “Public Interest” defence back in the Supreme Court with fair trial appeal

Posted on 12 March 2020 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Persephone Bridgman Baker provides a Case Preview for Inforrm's Blog on the libel appeal of Serafin v Malkiewicz & Ors which the Supreme Court will hear on 17 and 18 March 2020.


New Rules Launched for Business and Human Rights Arbitration

Posted on 22 January 2020 by Carter-Ruck

The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, launched at the Peace Palace in the Hague last month, are a significant milestone in the developing relationship between business and human rights. They will impact human rights protection, international dispute resolution and global governance. Corporations, investors and lawyers need to be aware, writes François Holmey of Carter-Ruck.


Love Island - Have the contestants given up their right to privacy?

Posted on 13 January 2020 by Persephone Bridgman Baker

The winter series of Love Island has begun. For anyone who has managed to escape this madness for the last five series, this is a reality television show where a group of ‘Islanders’ live in isolation in a villa with their every move recorded.


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.


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.


Elon Musk’s defamation trial begins in LA

Posted on 04 December 2019 by Carter-Ruck

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.


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.


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.


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.


© 2021 Carter-Ruck, The Bureau, 90 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN |

RSS FEED linkedin