Meghan Wins Privacy Suit


The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has won a privacy claim in her case against a newspaper that published a handwritten letter to her estranged father, Thomas Markle.

The judge in the case issued a summary judgement, which will avoid a full trial.

Markle sued newspaper publisher Associated Newspapers Limited after the group’s newspaper, the Mail on Sunday printed portions of a 2018 letter she had sent to her father.

 The judge ruled the disclosures were manifestly excessive and hence unlawful.

Meghan is seeking damages for misuse of private information, copyright infringement, and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018.