Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sections

Law firm accused of dishonest Iraq war claims

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A prosecutor has accused a leadingĀ  human rights law firm and three of its solicitors of knowingly pursuing dishonest claims in a “substantial and lucrative operation”. Leigh Day faces 20 charges arising out of allegations that British soldiers had tortured, maimed and mutilated Iraqi detainees during the war.

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