NightJack blogger to sue the Times

Richard Horton has instructed solicitor Mark Lewis.

Richard Horton has instructed solicitor Mark Lewis.

Richard Horton, the serving police officer who was exposed by the Times as the author of the acclaimed "NightJack" blog, has now instructed solicitor Mark Lewis to sue the newspaper in a privacy action.

 

David Allen Green is legal correspondent of the New Statesman

David Allen Green is legal correspondent of the New Statesman and author of the Jack of Kent blog.

His legal journalism has included popularising the Simon Singh libel case and discrediting the Julian Assange myths about his extradition case.  His uncovering of the Nightjack email hack by the Times was described as "masterly analysis" by Lord Justice Leveson.

David is also a solicitor and was successful in the "Twitterjoketrial" appeal at the High Court.

(Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice.)

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