Tommy Sheridan

Tommy Sheridan to sue News of the World

January 11, 2011

One may have mistakenly thought that we wouldn’t be hearing any more about Tommy Sheridan until his sentencing for perjury on 26 January 2010. That would be wrong, as Tommy Sheridan is now preparing to take legal action against both the News of the World and the Metropolitan Police, his lawyer, Aamer Anwar, confirmed on 7 January 2010. The case is being prepared after Sheridan’s personal details emerged following an investigation into phone-hacking.

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HMA v Tommy Sheridan | Scots Law Snhookered?

December 27, 2010

Indeed, it may be said that the case brings nothing new in the way of black-letter law; only practical implications. It will be interesting to see exactly what those practical implications are in 2011, the result of the appeal of the News of the World to reclaim its £200,000, no penny of which Tommy Sheridan has ever held, and what will happen to Tommy Sheridan on 26 January and thereafter: his fight with the News of the World, it seems, is not yet over.

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