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English civil law has become a luxury good beyond the reach of most of us

Tom Burgis makes this painfully clear in his account of the long hounding of the former MP Charlotte Leslie by the vengeful millionaire Mohamed Amersi

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

Cuckooland: Where the Rich Own the Truth Tom Burgis

William Collins, pp.304, 18.99

In March 2020, Charlotte Leslie, a former Conservative MP, and widely regarded as a thoughtful, friendly woman, had her life turned upside down. The threat of professional and financial ruin hit her, and stayed with her until a few months ago, solely because she had offended a wealthy man.

Leslie was the director of the Conservative Middle East Council.

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