October 26th, 2011

Mirror’s Lawyers Increasing Work Load

Back in July, Trinity Mirror Group brought in City lawyers Herbert Smith “to help it in its dealings with the judge-led inquiry”. Guido has to wonder what this “help” really means and whether we will see some Harbottle & Lewis/ News International style “dealings”. Whether we will get a whitewash remains to be seen, but Mirror Group’s actions thus far don’t exactly inspire confidence. Either way their work load must be on the increase, especially given that the Mirror Group have already had the finger pointed at them


45 Comments

  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    How are theshares valued?

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  2. 3
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Oh and this will on the Guardian fron page with full phone-hacking live blog, right now!

    Right now!

    hang on, Right Now!!!!

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  3. 4

    I expect the BBC will be covering this in full

    It’s Our BBC apparently

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  4. 7
    Sarah says:

    MacShaneski – why the CPS delay?

    Why so many laptops?

    Any normal employee would have been sacked on the spot & charged with theft.

    If he gets away with this then there is no justice & Great Britain.

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    • 9
      Tony Bliar is a complete cunt says:

      Oh there is justice in Great Britain, the more money you have the better the justice system works for you………..

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    • 10
      nell says:

      Wasn’t he also claiming vast expenses for an office that was in fact an old garage occupied by a car?

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    • 44
      To be fair says:

      To be fair, the lap tops would not be all for him, Im sure he has been very generous with his friends and family.

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  5. 17
    Ah! Monika says:

    They will steal anything:-

    A bag-snatcher on a bicycle pinched a bag of poo from an elderly dog-walker in Worthing.

    The thief rode past the pensioner near the Post Office in High Street, Tarring, and grabbed a bag she had been using to clean up after her dog.

    A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “A male on his pushbike came past her and snatched the bag, perhaps thinking that there was something of value inside.

    “The lady was not harmed and clearly the thief stole nothing of value.”

    The crime took place at 10.45am on Sunday.

    The suspect was described as a black teenager.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Sussex Police on 0845 6070999.

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  6. 23
    Gordon Brown says:

    I want some man batter on my cocoa pops…..NOW!

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  7. 29
    Johann Hari says:

    I can reveal exclusively that the Mirror’s lawyers have an increasing workload.

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  8. 30
    Cameron 1 - 0 Miliband says:

    I thought Cameron was on very good form today. Miliband was very glum throughout as Cameron took the piss out of Labour’s hypocrisy on various policies.

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  9. 34
    The Truth is banned from Parliament says:

    According to Brillo, Bercow has banned Dave from using the words Mug and Hypocite ever again.

    Why , when it’s the truth?

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  10. 36
    Billy Bowden is the world's greatest umpire! says:

    ” The text we got said David Cameron supports African gays,the fucking idiot – will pull story.”

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  11. 37
    The Squeaker strikes again says:

    Bercow’s just ruled that the words “mug” and “hypocrites” are unparliamentary language and won’t be allowed again. Could it have anything to do with the words having been used today by Cameron to describe Labour?

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  12. 38
    It's Werritty again says:

    Sky News says Labour are demanding inquiry into a relationship between Adam Werritty and defence minister Gerald Howarth.

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  13. 39
    Moddy Botty says:

    Young Jimmy just cannot remember of course you believe that one Guido

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