Law Firm Wants Info From Snooping Suspect In Torture Suit

Law360, London (April 15, 2021, 12:58 PM BST) -- A white-collar law firm urged the Court of Appeal on Thursday to allow it to cross-examine an individual accused of digging up confidential information connected to its lawsuit against Dechert over torture allegations, saying the questioning will not stray off course.

Tim Lord QC, representing Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, argued that the boutique firm should be allowed to question an individual to learn who was behind a snooping attempt linked to a client suing three Dechert LLP partners for violating his rights while he was held prisoner in the UAE.

Stokoe wants to question Patrick Grayson, a private investigator after someone allegedly attempted to obtain...

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