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Damages were not required to provide just satisfaction to a journalist who had had his communication data unlawfully intercepted

News Group Newspapers v Commissioner of Police [2016] UKIPTrib 14_176-H

Related Member(s):
Gavin Millar QC, Aaron Watkins
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law, Police Law, Media and Information Law, Human Rights
Court:

No compensation awarded to The Sun reporter after police illegally viewed his call records. The declaration of unlawfulness was sufficient remedy.

Gavin Millar QC and Aaron Watkins were involved in this case.