Harbottle set for Hackgate response as News Corp lawyers up in the US
Harbottle & Lewis has been allowed to defend its controversial role in the phone hacking saga, after former client News International agreed to free it from client confidentiality requirements. News International last night (20 July) authorised the West End firm to answer questions from the police and Parliamentary select committees - marking a U-turn on its previous stance, which had seen the company refuse Harbottle permission to waive client confidentiality and speak out about its role.
Harbottle & Lewis has been allowed to defend its controversial role in the phone-hacking saga, after former client News International agreed to free it from client confidentiality requirements.
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