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PSNI chiefs unlawfully read a sealed letter

PSNI chiefs unlawfully read a sealed letter from a former policeman suspected of circulating serving officer’s personal details to inmates while in prison, a High Court judge ruled today. Mr Justice Treacy held that Kyle Jones’ right to legal professional privilege (LPP) was breached by the decision to open correspondence to his solicitor. He said: […]
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Woman falsely portrayed, advertising sex

A Northern Ireland woman whose private photos appeared on a website for prostitutes is to receive £28,000 in damages, the High Court ruled today. The award was made to the mother-of-one for her ordeal in being falsely portrayed as advertising sex for sale. The Master ruled that the woman was entitled to £15,000 compensation for […]
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Judge spares Victorian warehouse

A High Court judge today spared a Victorian warehouse in Belfast city centre from demolition for a second time. Mr Justice Treacy quashed a renewed planning decision to have the historic Athletic Stores building pulled down and replaced with residential and retail premises. He ruled that the Department of the Environment failed to properly consider […]
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Woman to be awarded up to £5 million for brain injury

A woman set to be awarded up to £5 million for a catastrophic brain injury suffered in a road accident should receive a lump-sum compensation, a High Court judge has ruled. Mr Justice Gillen decided against an alternative periodical payment order due to the impact of an anticipated deduction in the pay-out for the victim […]
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