Intellegence Services information gathering programmes in USA held to be lawful


Re: Liberty & Ors v Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office & Ors [2014] UKIPTrib 13_77-H

The claimants alleged unlawfulness pursuant to ECHR, art 8 of certain assumed activities of the Intelligence Services in relation to information gathering programmes in the US. Held: the activities in question were lawful.

Matthew Ryder QC, Edward Craven and Dan Squires were involved in this case.