Atkins Thomson is pleased to announce that Sir Simon Hughes has successfully settled his privacy claim against Newsgroup Newspapers Limited in relation to unlawful information gathering by the Sun newspaper.
The Unilateral Statement in Open Court was read today in the High Court before Mr Justice Fancourt, the Managing Judge in the phone-hacking litigation – Click here to read the statement.
- The Guardian published an article entitled ‘Sun publisher pays Sir Simon Hughes phone-hacking damages‘.
- The Press Gazette published an article entitled ‘Ex-MP Simon Hughes says The Sun illegally obtained phone bill to reveal his sexuality’.
- The Evening Standard published an article entitled ‘Ex-MP Sir Simon Hughes settles phone-hacking claim against News Group Newspapers’.
- Inforrm published an article entitled ‘Statement in Open Court: Sir Simon Hughes recovers substantial damages from The Sun’.