Lord Walker Lecture on an Evolving Law of Privacy

The UKSC blog carries a summary by Hugh Tomlinson of a lecture give by Lord Walker on ‘The English Law of Privacy – an Evolving Human Right‘. The lecture distinguishes the English apporach (influenced by Article 8 ECHR), which is highly fact sensitive, with the position in Australia and New Zealand and also considers the relationship between privacy and defamation and the questions raised by photographs.

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