A call for clarity
Celebrities such as Catherine Zeta Jones have pushed an individual's right to privacy into the limelight, but the concept remains ill-defined under English law. Paula Cole looks at the implications for the rest of us
In recent months, courtroom sagas such as those involving Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas, Naomi Campbell and Jamie Theakston have rekindled the ever-contentious debate about the rights public figures have to respect for their private and family life. While these cases may seem worlds apart from our own daily lives, issues of privacy and intrusion are equally important, and increasingly contentious, in a very familiar arena – the workplace.
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