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Model and Brazilian TV presenter Luciana Gimenez Morad (mother of Mick Jagger's son, Lucas) has received an apology, costs and damages from the Daily Mail, in respect of false allegations made about her in an article published by the paper in July 2012.
Ms Gimenez Morad was represented by Nigel Tait and Richard Hodge
Carter-Ruck has successfully defended a claim for defamation brought against Sarah Hermitage by the Tanzanian businessman Reginald Mengi.
Andrew Stephenson, Dominic Garner and Helena Shipman acted for Sarah Hermitage under a conditional fee agreement
Acting for the Defendant in anonymised proceedings, Carter-Ruck successfully defended an application for an injunction to restrain the alleged threatened disclosure of private information and conduct alleged to amount to harassment.
To read the public judgment click here
The Independent has apologised to Rashid Ghannouchi, leader of the largest Tunisian political party An Nahda, following its repetition of false claims concerning the receipt of unlawful campaign donations from Qatar.
Mr Ghannouchi was represented by Cameron Doley and Luke Staiano
Click here to read the apology
Click here to read the Press Release
The Headteacher, Director of Educational Development and former Chairman of Governors of the Lambeth-based Durand Academy (formerly Durand Primary School), have settled their libel proceedings against the London Borough of Lambeth and the Council’s former Chief Internal Auditor, Mohammed Khan.
The Statement in Open Court can be viewed here
The Sunday Times has apologised to Adam Ingram, the former Labour MP and Minister of State, over false allegations that Mr Ingram was responsible for making a corrupt payment to Saif Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan ruler.
Mr Ingram was represented by Andrew Stephenson and Lucy Middleton
See here for Press release
See here for the Statement in Open Court
Sergei Polonsky is represented by Andrew Stephenson and Lucy Middleton
Read the Press Release here
The Mirror has agreed to pay substantial damages to the actress and comedienne, Cleo Rocos, for false allegations made relating to her conduct during the filiming of the Channel 4 television show "Celebrity Come Dine With Me."
Ms. Rocos was represented by Alasdair Pepper and Edward Yell
Carter-Ruck is currently representing a number of clients in claims relating to the unlawful interception of voicemail by News of the World.
If you require advice regarding a phone hacking claim, please contact Ruth Collard or Luke Staiano
Click here to read Luke Staiano's blog piece on the phone hacking litigation
ConservativeHome has published a full apology to Sir Iqbal Sacranie, Chairman of Muslim Aid and former Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, over an article written by Paul Goodman in November 2011.
Sir Iqbal Sacranie is represented by Adam Tudor