*OPO (A Child by BHM his litigation friend) v MLA and another

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The claimant, through his mother as litigation friend applied for an injunction to restrain the first defendant father and the second defendant publisher from publishing a book about the first defendant's experiences of being sexually abused as a child and his subsequent battles with mental illness. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the application on the basis, amongst others, that under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, a claim by a child seeking to restrain his father from talking about his (the father's) life largely before the child was born was misconceived.

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