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NCA confirms criminal investigation into lawyer Shiner

20 th March 2017

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has confirmed a criminal investigation into lawyer Phil Shiner who brought torture and murder claims against Iraq war veterans. The investigation into Mr Shiner, struck off for dishonestly pursing claims and since declared bankrupt, is looking at a number of "lines of inquiry".

Guardian, 18 March 2017 (Online edition)


Subject: Legal Profession, Police

Keywords: Criminal investigations; Dishonesty; Lawyers; Service personnel; Torture