The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of the High Court and granted a business executive (anonymised at first but later revealed to be Sir Philip Green) an interim injunction on the basis of breach of confidence, pending a full expedited trial. The claim was brought on the basis that the sources of the confidential information had been signatories of non-disclosure agreements between themselves and the executive. The Claimant was subsequently named under parliamentary privilege as Sir Philip Green.
A transgender woman working as an escort has been granted an injunction against an unknown defendant who conducted an online campaign of harassment against her. She has also won her right to a damages from the defendant, but only if she can identify her abuser.