‘If Equity can develop new orders when necessary, can it develop anti-SLAPP orders? Part 1: new equitable orders’

“In a tweet a little while ago, I wondered: ‘If Equity can develop new orders/injunctions when necessary (eg Cartier v BT [2018] UKSC 28 [15] (Sumption)), can it develop anti-SLAPP orders?’ The answer to this question falls into two stages. The first, which I will consider in this post, is the extent to which equity can generate a new order or injunction. If it can, then the second stage, which I will consider in a future post, is whether it can develop a new order or injunction to prevent strategic lawsuits against public participation (anti-SLAPP orders) …” (more)

[Eoin O’Dell, Cearta, 12 August]

First posted 2021-08-13 08:00:10

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