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David Reade QC and Niran de Silva in latest EAT decision on reporting restrictions and anonymity

David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for respondents and an appeal before Mr Justice Soole in the EAT. A and B v X, Y and Times Newspapers Ltd (UKEAT/0113/18/JOJ). The case considers the balancing exercise to be undertaken in weighing a parties right to privacy and the principle of open justice specifically in the context of allegations of sexual offences. The appeal also considered the impact of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 on the reporting of employment tribunal proceedings.

The case can be read here.

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