Legal and planning

Oil company granted reduced injunction amid free speech concerns

Published:  03 Sep 2018    |      2 minute read
A judgment was issued in the High Court this morning in the high-profile case of environmental defenders who challenged an attempt by the fossil fuel industry to obtain a wide-ranging injunction to restrict peaceful protest at sites in Surrey and Sussex.
While the Court did grant an injunction, it was much less wide-ranging than the one originally sought.