Ex-News International legal chief criticised as hacking report backs Harbottle probe role
A parliamentary committee has exonerated former News International (NI) law firm Harbottle & Lewis of blame for its role in a 2007 investigation into phone-hacking, with former NI legal manager Tom Crone criticised for allegedly misleading the committee. Crone has since stated that he does "not accept that he gave misleading evidence", and that he is "the subject of serious allegations which lack foundation".
A parliamentary committee has exonerated former News International (NI) law firm Harbottle & Lewis of blame for its role in a 2007 investigation into phone-hacking, as former NI legal manager Tom Crone faces renewed criticism for allegedly misleading the committee.
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