Sensitive Information in Court: Speakers at seminar

On 9th December 2015, Judith Farbey Q.C. and Abigail Bright spoke at the annual Welsh Local Authority Training Consortium event.


Judith Farbey Q.C. presented on public interest immunity. She is a specialist in the law of PII and disclosure.  


Abigail Bright presented on sensitive information passed by local authorities to prosecuting authorities.


Abigail was instructed in three successful judicial reviews of investigatory and prosecuting authorities which, variously, involved applications for emergency injunctions and anonymity orders:


-          Khajag Kouyoumjian, Sarkis Kouyoumjian v. Hammersmith Magistrates' Court; The Metropolitan Police [2014] EWHC 4028 (Admin). To read more please see here


-          R. (AB and CD) v. Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court and the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2014] 2 Cr. App. R. 25. To read more please see here and here;


-          R. (on the application of S, F, and L) v. Chief Constable of the British Transport Police; Southwark Crown Court [2013] EWHC 2189 (Admin). To read more please see here.

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