May 10 2023

Phone Hacking Trial starts today – 10th May 2023 – Various Claimants v MGN

Thomson Heath and Associates, Lead Solicitors for the Claimant Group, have instructed David Sherborne and Julian Santos from 5RB to appear at the High Court Trial starting today.

The Trial of claims for phone hacking and related unlawful information gathering against MGN Ltd, the publisher of the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and People Newspapers, began today in Court 15 in the Rolls building, before Mr Justice Fancourt (the Managing Judge of the MNHL). The Trial is currently listed to last for up to 7 weeks.

Today’s Hearing attracted national newspaper and television coverage, including the following:

Members of the Thomson Heath team include: James Heath, Mark Thomson, Emily Jenkins, Isabella Ritchie, Chloe Vincent, Niamh McArdle, Olivia Biggin, Eleanor Turnbull and Riva Savjani.

A copy of the Claimant Group’s skeleton argument can be found here.

The Register of Claims in the 1st Wave is here.

The Register of Claims in the 2nd Wave is here.

The Register of Claims in the 3rd Wave is here.

The Register of Claims in the current 4th Wave is here.

For any queries or further information, please contact the Lead Solicitor, James Heath, here.

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