Part 2 of our series on allegations MGN’s board had knowledge of newspapers’ unlawful activities. Ex-Legal Director Vickers allegedly discussed phone hacking with lawyer Marcus Partington, court hears. Both Vickers and Partington deny allegations while MGN says allegations are unsustainable, inconsistent, and problematic.
Former Daily Mirror Editor turned GMTV presenter has always denied intercepting voicemails | His former Head of News and his successor as editor Richard Wallace also named in court | Mirror tabloids argue that several ”illegal” articles were not phone-hacked but sourced from public domain
Revealed: The court case behind the court case | Part One of Byline Investigates four-parter | In-depth analysis of how Marcus Partington came to be named in the High Court after The Mirror lost an earlier legal bid five months ago
Buckley was Head of News at The Sunday Mirror when phone hacking took place.
Lawyers Allege that his PalmPilot contains the phone numbers of Private Investigators.
Marcus Partington was named in High Court documents by lawyers acting for alleged victims of hacking. But lawyers defending The Mirror argue that the allegations are ‘inconsistent’ and raise ‘fundamental problems.’
As victims of phone hacking at Mirror Group Newspapers saw a legal bid to rescue Leveson 2 fail this afternoon, Byline reports on a landmark high court judgment implicating former Daily Mirror Editor Richard Wallace in a conspiracy to intercept voicemails - contradicting his evidence to the inquiry
A judge ruled former Sunday Mirror editor Tina Weaver personally directed phone hacking at the paper - contradicting her sworn evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. But Weaver's key role has been hidden for three years behind reporting restrictions. Now Byline can report the truth...
Mirror Group Newspapers has promoted Nick Owens to a top job at the Sunday Mirror. But the 103-year-old tabloid's Head of News was once secretly recorded trying to buy 'illegal medical records'...
Byline Investigates Big News, Part 25: Crisis for Mirror Group plc as Lawyers, Directors - and PIERS MORGAN - are accused of covering up phone hacking for 10 years. Head of Legal Marcus Partington also allegedly concealed company criminality to victims' fury, court hears.
Byline Investigates Big News, Part 26: High Court Judge orders thousands of documents be trawled and captains of company interviewed over claims of 'serious wrongdoing'