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The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, a landmark data privacy case that saw the grocery giant sued by its own employees following a massive data breach in 2014.

The landmark Morrisons data breach case will commence once again in the Supreme Court this week, taking place across Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th November 2019.

Morrisons has been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court; its second attempt to exonerate itself after being found legally responsible for a data breach which affected more than 100,000 employees.

The personal information of 203 people who were featured on a Metropolitan Police intelligence database has been leaked by a London council, resulting in a fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA), the body responsible for setting and regulating MPs’ expenses, business costs, salaries, and pensions, has paid damages to victims of a “significant” data breach that affected 3,000 people, predominantly MPs’ staff.

Morrisons has lost its appeal against the High Court’s ruling that found it legally responsible for a huge data breach affecting more than 100,000 employees.

Graham has instructed Nick McAleenan, a partner at JMW Solicitors in Manchester, to pursue a legal complaint against EE for damages, an apology and costs.

Nick McAleenan, a Data Privacy lawyer at JMW Solicitors who represented a woman who has received £75,000 after details of domestic abuse which she suffered were made public by police without her consent.

Thousands of Morrisons' employees have issued demands for compensation over what is believed to be Britain’s biggest ever data security claim.

Lawyers acting for Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan have secured substantial damages for the star from The Daily Mirror for falsely claiming that she had tweeted about products in exchange for expensive gifts.

The Sun has agreed to pay substantial damages to League 1 footballer John Mousinho after using his image to accompany a news story on the recent arrests of players in relation to alleged match-fixing.

I remember as a young man watching TV coverage of the OJ Simpson trial. It was dramatic stuff: a blonde brutally murdered; a celebrity US footballer (and star of The Naked Gun) in the dock; cops behaving very badly; racial tensions; and, of course, a blood soaked glove that didn’t fit.

A lawyer from Manchester based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has successfully acted for Baksho Devi Gora in a privacy action against her ex-husband Harvinder Singh Gora.

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