12 November 2021
Supreme Court shut the door on Google claim, but 'left it ajar' for others
LSLA Committee member, David Greene, comments on the Google data protection claim in The Law Society Gazette.
The Supreme Court ‘firmly shut the door’ on a £3bn data protection claim against Google today, but left open the possibility of using representative actions in similar cases, lawyers have said.
A representative claim against the tech giant for alleged breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 was ‘doomed to fail’, the UK’s highest court said as it refused permission to serve proceedings on Google outside of the jurisdiction. Read more >>