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Tennis ace Boris Becker asserts diplomatic immunity in the High Court

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Ben Emmerson QC has been appointed to represent Boris Becker,  the tennis ace, who is asserting diplomatic immunity in the High Court. Becker, who is being sued for bankruptcy, has been appointed as sports attaché to the Central African Republic and is asserting diplomatic immunity against attempts to prolong and further enforce bankruptcy proceedings that were brought against him last year  in relation to money he allegedly owes to a London-based private bank, Arbuthnot, Latham and Co.

To read the full press release from the instructing solicitors, Sylvester Amiel Lewin & Horne LLP, please see here.