Baker McKenzie Accused Of Mishandling Sex Assault Claim

Law360 (July 30, 2019, 3:21 PM EDT) -- Attorney regulatory authorities in the U.K. have referred Baker McKenzie LLP to the country's disciplinary tribunal over allegations the firm allowed a then-partner in London to sully a 2012 internal sexual assault investigation, documents made public Tuesday show.

Baker McKenzie has been accused of allowing a then-partner in London to use his seniority at the firm to influence an internal investigation into sexual assault allegations made against him in 2012. (Getty)

The Solicitors Regulation Authority decided in April to refer allegations against the law firm to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, which will reach its own decision on discipline after examining the...

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