Meghan Markle will receive a front page statement about her court win on the Mail On Sunday after it published extracts of a private letter she wrote to her father, a judge has ruled.
The Mail On Sunday will have to run the statement about the duchess winning the copyright claim against it, a request made by the duchess in the last hearing in the High Court.
MailOnline will also have to run a notice on its site. The duchess’s legal team had asked for this notice to run for six months, but Lord Justice Warby said it should run for one week.
Meghan, 39, sued the Mail On Sunday and the MailOnline after it printed extracts of a letter she wrote to her father, Thomas Markle Snr, soon after he missed her wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018.
He was not able to attend because he was undergoing hospital treatment.
Meghan sued for breach of privacy and copyright infringement, and called the win “comprehensive” when Lord Justice Warby agreed with her in a summary judgement.
However there may be more to come in the case, as the judge has agreed that more than one person might own the copyright, because the duchess got help from palace aides when she was drafting the letter.
Lord Justice Warby delivered a written ruling on Friday following the court hearing in High Court on Tuesday.
The Mail On Sunday will have to run “on a single occasion a statement on the front page”, which will direct…