The Supreme Court has today announced that it has granted permission to appeal to Mr Glenn Mulcaire in the voicemail interception case of Phillips v Mulcaire.   The appeal relates to the extent of common law privilege against self-incrimination.  

The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal on 1 February 2012.   The Court of Appeal’s judgment in this case can be found here.

The appeal will be heard by the Supreme Court on 9 and 10 May 2012.