Matrix Chambers in turmoil over Ben Emmerson sex assault claims

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A leading barristers’ chambers has been thrown into crisis over its handling of sexual harassment allegations against one of its senior lawyers, The Times has learnt. Members of Matrix Chambers, the internationally recognised human rights set, have been warned that … Continue reading

Now FIVE lawyers have quit child abuse inquiry: Two more resign as Janner case faces the axe

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Now FIVE lawyers have quit child abuse inquiry: Two more resign as Janner case faces the axe The child sex abuse inquiry was said to be in meltdown yesterday  Two barristers examining allegations against Lord Janner have resigned The inquiry’s … Continue reading

Abuse inquiry fiasco as third lawyer resigns

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Abuse inquiry fiasco as third lawyer resigns The national inquiry into child sex abuse is facing renewed calls to curb the scope of its investigation after the resignation of another member of its legal team. Abigail Bright, a barrister who … Continue reading

Child abuse inquiry hit by ‘cover-up’

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Child abuse inquiry hit by ‘cover-up’ The national child abuse inquiry was accused of concealing the truth about why its two top lawyers resigned. Ben Emmerson, QC, 53, and Elizabeth Prochaska, 35, the lead and first junior counsel at the … Continue reading