Disgraced lawyer declared bankrupt

The disgraced Birmingham solicitor struck off after being found guilty of misconduct for his role in an Iraq war crimes inquiry that collapsed has been declared bankrupt. Phil Shiner, who headed up city-based Public Interest Lawyers Ltd, could not afford to pay for legal representation at a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal last month. The tribunal ordered the solicitor to pay interim costs of £250,000 after he admitted nine counts of acting without integrity and one of acting recklessly, in relation to his conduct during the Al... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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