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The Daily Telegraph has published an apology to Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Al Misnad, wife of the Emir of Qatar, following its publication of untrue allegations concerning a New York shopping trip wrongly said to have been undertaken by Her Highness in the company of US First Lady Michelle Obama.
Following the commencement of proceedings for libel, Liam Gallagher has received the apology he had sought from his brother, Noel, over false comments made by Noel after Oasis had to cancel a gig due to Liam having laryngitis.
Click here for a Guardian article about the case
The Independent has apologised and paid damages to Merlin O'Doherty-Alb, a university student wrongly alleged to have participated in the London rioting of August 2011.
On 24 October 2010, at the Committee's invitation, Alasdair Pepper gave evidence before the Joint Committee of the House of Lords and House of Commons.
Click here to view the evidence.
Evidence from Alasdair Pepper starts at 16:17 (1 hour 32 minutes in)
Together with seven other signatories, four Carter-Ruck clients (Hardeep Singh, Peter Murray, Parameswaran Subramanyam and Peter Duffy) have signed an open letter published in the Guardian concerning the government's proposed changes to litigation funding and their potential impact on access to justice.
Click here to read the letter on the Guardian website
Adam Tudor and Isabel Martorell are advising Kate and Gerry McCann in relation to their status as 'Core Participants' in the Leveson Inquiry
Click here for an article in which Isabel Martorell considers some of the heated debates on press regulation which have taken place in the opening stages of the Inquiry
The Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky has this week initiated a legal claim for libel against Evening Standard and Independent owner Alexander Lebedev.
Mr Polonsky is represented by Andrew Stephenson and Athalie Matthews in conjunction with the London office of law firm Alexander Dobrovinsky and Partners LLP
The UK broadcasting regulator Ofcom has ruled in favour of the news channel Al Jazeera English following a complaint about its series on the 'Palestine Papers', the largest leak of confidential documents in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Al Jazeera was represented by Cameron Doley and Luke Staiano
Carter-Ruck has made a written submission to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee, explaining how many ordinary people will be denied access to justice if the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill is passed in its current form.
Liam Gallagher, the former lead singer of Oasis, has issued High Court proceedings for libel against Noel Gallagher.
To read Liam's press statement click here
To read The Sun's report click here
The High Court has ordered Reginald Mengi, the Tanzanian businessman, to pay £90,000 into court as security for costs in the libel case he has brought in England against Sarah Hermitage.
Andrew Stephenson, Ruth Collard and Dominic Garner represent the defendant, Sarah Hermitage, for whom Carter-Ruck act on a conditional fee basis
Press Gazette 4 August 2011
Press Gazette 18 March 2011