According to official statistics published by the Ministry of Justice, there were, between July and December 2017, eight new applications for interim privacy injunctions, all of which were granted (available here). This was the highest number of successful new applications in a six-month period since 2012. Is the privacy injunction making a return?
Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson, the country’s most senior civil judge, has expressed his concern over the effect of large year’s increase in court fees. In March 2015 fees for claims valued at £10,000 or above began attracting a court fee of 5%. This resulted in some fees increasing by nearly 600%.