Prince Harry accuses the blow: his lawyers called to order by justice

Legal concerns continue for Prince Harry. According to evening standardhis lawyers are said to have had a rough time with the High Court judge over the leak “unacceptable” of a court ruling over his protection with his wife Meghan Markle and their children Archie and Lilibet.

In view of a possible return to the United Kingdom, Prince Harry would have set a condition: to benefit from police protection that he would be ready to pay for himself. He therefore filed a lawsuit in January. But at the end of February, the High Court in London had already said no, according to the Sun, “unreasonable”the British police officers not being “weapons that can be hired”. However, the lawyers for Meghan Markle’s husband did not give up their fight, believing that the decision to withdraw his police protection two years ago was “illegal”. His advice is in turn at the heart of the controversy. According to the story published by evening standard this Thursday, March 24, Judge Swift did not at all appreciate that a court decision concerning the claim of the Duke of Sussex which was to remain secret leaked before it was made public.

Prince Harry’s lawyers are accused ofconveying this decision to former British Army Major General Tim Robinson. The latter, who was heard by the court, is partner of Schillings, the law firm which depicts the youngest son of Prince Charles and Diana. A man who does not however have the qualification of lawyers. This attitude angered the judge who denounced a situation “completely unacceptable”. “It appears to me that there has been a violation of the embargo, the draft judgment should not have been provided to Mr. Robinson”lamented the judge. “It is also unacceptable that you came here without an apology”he added. “We didn’t think there had been a breach”Prince Harry’s lawyer Shaheed Fatima then justified herself.

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“Unacceptable that you came here without an apology”

“Allow me to disabuse you of this notion, there was a violation. (…) It is also unacceptable that you came here without an apology”, replied the judge. In front of him, the lawyer does not allow herself to be intimidated and launches: “I take full responsibility for what happened. » “But no excuses?” »the judge got annoyed. ” In hindsight, I should have thought more deeply before sending the emails to Mr. Robinsonand in hindsight, I should have, out of caution, contacted the court”she finally admitted. I’m so sorry for not having thought fully before sending the emails and for not having contacted the court sooner”she finally ended up declaring almost forced. A tense exchange about a decision that was not decisive on the merits of the case.

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