Dechert applies to US court to subpoena Sunday Times journalist after ENRC leak allegation

US law firm follows mining company in applying to subpoena journalist for leaked documents

Dechert has taken legal action in the US to gain access to documents obtained by a Sunday Times journalist after the law firm was accused by its former client, Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), of leaking confidential information to the newspaper.

The US firm has applied to subpoena US West Coast correspondent Danny Fortson for documents that are “directly relevant” to an anticipated claim against the firm by ENRC, after the mining company alleged that the journalist was leaked “highly confidential” information by Dechert.

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