Vidal Hall v Google: Damages available for distress in Data Protection claims
Reference:  EWCA Civ 311 Court: Court of Appeal Date of Judgment: 27 March 2015 "There are a number of common law and statutory remedies of which it may be said that one at least of the underlying values they protect is a right to privacy." Lord Hoffman in Wainwright v Home Office One of the remedies to which Lord Hoffman was referring back in 2003 was the relief available under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Since then, the DPA has found itself increasingly bei
ACK Client News: ITV2's Plebs commissioned for third series
The comedy series Plebs - produced by ACK Media Law client, Rise Films Limited - has been commissioned for a third series by ITV2. Plebs stars Joel Fry, Tom Rosenthal, Ryan Sampson, Sophie Colquhoun, Lydia Rose Bewley and Tom Basden. It focuses on three young men trying to hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in Ancient Rome. Plebs won the British Comedy Award for Best New Comedy Programme in 2013.