Harbottle scuppers Murdoch's lawyer-blaming tactics

May 2012
Lawyer (Online Edition);5/2/2012, p6
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The article informs that Harbottle & Lewis, former partner Lawrence Abramson and current managing partner Glen Atchison came under attack by media mogul Rupert Murdoch. It has been informed that Harbottle was accused of commiting a major mistake by not finding out what was going on with widespread phone hacking at the "News of the World," newspaper.


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