The hearing of Associated Newspapers Limited’s applications to strike out aspects of the Claimants’ claims and/or for summary judgment started at the High Court today before Mr Justice Nicklin.
An extract from the Claimants’ skeleton argument, which summarises the Claimants’ case, can be found here.
The Claimants do not intend to comment on the claims at this stage.
A copy of the press release on behalf of certain of the Claimants, released when the claims were issued, can be found at: https://hamlins.com/press-release-various-claimants-vs-associated-newspapers-limited/
Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, and Sadie Frost are represented by Hamlins LLP.
Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon OBE, Elizabeth Hurley and Sir Elton John and David Furnish are represented by gunnercooke.
Sir Simon Hughes is represented by Thomson Heath & Associates.
David Sherborne of 5RB is Counsel for all the Claimants instructed by Callum Galbraith of Hamlins LLP and Anjlee Sangani of gunnercooke.