Markle is suing Associated Newspapers for breach of copyright after the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline published a private letter to her father Thomas Markle in February 2019. During a two-day High Court hearing in London, her attorneys are making representations for a summary judgment, meaning all or some of the case would be resolved before a full trial.
According to reports on today’s proceedings, lawyers for the duchess have argued that there is “no real prospect” of Associated Newspapers winning the case. “At its heart, it’s a very straightforward case about the unlawful publication of a private letter,” her lawyer Justin Rushbrooke argued, according to Sky News.
Associated Newspapers lawyers said