Lawyer ignored rules in claims against soldiers in Iraq, tribunal hears

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Phil Shiner acted as though ‘ends justified means’ pursuing false allegations against British soldiers, disciplinary tribunal told

A prominent human rights lawyer ignored the rules and acted as though “the ends justified the means” when he pursued false claims against British troops in Iraq, a tribunal has heard.

Phil Shiner and his now defunct law firm, Public Interest Lawyers, stood to benefit from successful claims for damages against soldiers for their alleged misbehaviour after the Battle of Danny Boy in 2004, the solicitors disciplinary tribunal was told.

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