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Identity of those involved in campaign sought in libel and harassment case

Hourani v Thomson & Ors [2017] EWHC 173 (QB)

Related Member(s):
Ben Silverstone, Anthony Hudson QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Media and Information Law

The claimant sought the identity of the “clients” and details of the defendants’ dealings with them in relation to a campaign for which he sued the defendants in libel and harassment. The issues before the Court, inter alia, was whether the Source Protection Rights were engaged, and if so whether there was a justified interference.

Anthony Hudson QC and Ben Silverstone were involved in this case.