Benjamin Fellows

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English High Court awards nominal damages for distress arising from a personal data breach "at the lowest end of the spectrum"

United Kingdom - November 3 2022 The High Court has confirmed its position as to the award of damages for distress arising out of a personal data breach which was "at the lowest end…

Atacan Aydinli, David Cook, Sam Gokarn-Millington

Compensation for non-material damage does not automatically accompany every breach of the GDPR (AG's opinion)

European Union, United Kingdom - October 31 2022 On 6 October 2022, Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his opinion in UI v Österreichische Post AG (Case C‑300/21) on the…

David Cook, Heba Khalid

High Court is not the appropriate venue for low value data protection claims - Joseph Cleary v Marston (Holdings) Limited

United Kingdom - October 24 2022 In Cleary v Marston (Holdings) Ltd [2021] EWHC 3809 (QB),1 the High Court ordered the transfer of a data breach claim from the High Court to the…

David Cook, Heba Khalid

Digital assets, their environmental impact, and litigation risk

United Kingdom - September 7 2022 An ever-growing body of English case law recognises cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as transferable property. Following our recent…

James Carter, Will Floyd, Dan Jewell

Offer and acceptance, and the doctrine of mistake - Longley v PPB Entertainment

United Kingdom - July 14 2022 The recent English High Court case of Longley v PBB Entertainment1 provides an interesting analysis of the principles of offer and acceptance and the…

Gajendran Balachandran, Gemma Sprules