Spotlight
Family Law Awards 2020
Shortlist announced - time to place your vote!
Court of Protection Practice 2020
'Court of Protection Practice goes from strength to strength, having...
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance Tenth Edition
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance is an authoritative specialist text...
Spotlight
Latest articles
Hundreds of thousands of companies worldwide fall victims to hackers every year. Is your firm one of them?
SPONSORED CONTENT Image source: Information is beautifulYou and other lawyers and legal assistants in your firm likely have accounts on the hacked websites listed in the image above. If a hacker...
New complaints handling guide offers advice to local authorities
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman is today issuing new guidance on effective complaint handling for local authorities.Based on previous documents, the new guide offers practical,...
EU laws continue until at least 2038 and beyond
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020.  But in matters of law it fully leaves on 31 December 2020.  But EU laws will continue to apply, and be applied, in the English family courts from 1...
Family Law Awards winners announced in virtual awards ceremony
The winners of the Family Law Awards 2020 were announced at 4pm during a much-anticipated virtual awards ceremony. Over the past ten years, the Family Law Awards has recognised the leading players in...
Behaviour-based divorces still merit close consideration
Some recent cases illustrate the evidential and procedural issues involved in dealing with proofs on the merits of divorce, which are worth considering even though most cases may conclude on a...
View all articles
Authors

Venables and another v News Group Papers Ltd and others [2019] EWHC 494 (Fam)

Mar 13, 2019, 12:03 PM
Publicity and reporting – Anonymity order for life – Child offenders – James Bulger murder – Subsequent offending – Whether the order should be varied to permit reporting of the recent offending
The application to vary or discharge the lifelong anonymity order in respect of ‘Jon Venables’ was refused.
Slug :
Meta Title : Venables and another v News Group Papers Ltd and others [2019] EWHC 494 (Fam)
Meta Keywords : Publicity and reporting – Anonymity order for life – Child offenders – James Bulger murder – Subsequent offending – Whether the order should be varied to permit reporting of the recent offending
Canonical URL :
Trending Article : No
Prioritise In Trending Articles : No
Date : Mar 13, 2019, 00:00 AM
Article ID :

(Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane P, 4 March 2019)

Publicity and reporting – Anonymity order for life – Child offenders – James Bulger murder – Subsequent offending – Whether the order should be varied to permit reporting of the recent offending

The application to vary or discharge the lifelong anonymity order in respect of ‘Jon Venables’ was refused.


For comprehensive, judicially approved coverage of every important Family Division, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European courts case, subscribe to Family Law Reports.

Subscribers can log in here.

Find out more or request a free 1-week trial of the Family Law Reports. Please quote: 100482.


Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 494

Case No: FD18F00008

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

FAMILY DIVISION

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 04/03/2019

Before :

SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE

PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Between :

(1) Jon Venables
(2) Robert Thompson
Claimants

- and –

(1) News Group Papers Limited
(2) Associated Newspapers Limited MGN Limited
Defendants

- and -

(1) Ralph Stephen Bulger
(2) James Patrick Bulger
Applicants

The second Claimant and the Defendants did not appear

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Sir James Eadie QC and Mr Simon Pritchard. (instructed by Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General
Edward Fitzgerald QC and Mr. Jonathan Price (instructed by Bhatt- Murphy) for the claimants
Mr. Robin Makin (of E. Makin & Co) appeared for the Applicants

Hearing date: 26th February 2019

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Approved Judgment

I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.

.............................

SIR ANDREW MCFARLANE PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION

This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.

 

Judgment: Venables and another v News Group Papers Ltd [2019] EWHC 49

 

Categories :
  • Judgments
  • Publicity and Reporting
Tags :
Provider :
Product Bucket :
Related Articles
Load more comments
Comment by from