Lawyer who pursued British troops over Iraq abuse claims now faces misconduct charges

Lawyer who pursued British troops over Iraq abuse claims now faces misconduct charges

Phil Shiner, former head of the now-collapsed law firm Public Interest Lawyers (PLI), may face misconduct charges over his pursuit of British soldiers accused of abuse during the 2003 occupation of Iraq. Shiner, who was pursued by the government over his professional activities with regard to Iraq, admitted at a tribunal on Thursday acts of misconduct as he sought to identify potential claimants in the war-torn country. Shiner could now be struck off as a…

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PM meeting with Defence Chiefs: 22 September 2016

PM meeting with Defence Chiefs: 22 September 2016

From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street, Ministry of Defence and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP First published: 23 September 2016 Part of: Afghanistan, France, Iraq, Syria and United Kingdom PM Theresa May met with Chief of the Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach and Ministry of Defence Permanent Under Secretary Stephen Lovegrove. This morning the Prime Minister met with Chief of the Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach and…

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