Law Soc raises lawyer surveillance concerns with phone-hacking inquiry
The Law Society has written to the Leveson phone-hacking inquiry to express concern over fresh allegations that lawyers acting for hacking victims have been targeted by private investigators. Chancery Lane has responded to a report in Saturday's Independent, which alleged that media lawyers Charlotte Harris of Mishcon de Reya, Mark Lewis of Taylor Hampton Solicitors and Atkins Thomson's Mark Thomson have been targeted for surveillance by private investigators working for News International.
The Law Society has written to the Leveson Inquiry to express its concerns over fresh allegations that lawyers acting for phone-hacking victims have been targeted by private investigators.
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