Appleby drafts in Osborne Clarke as it pursues the Guardian and BBC over 'Paradise Paper' hack

BBC and Guardian set to defend themselves as offshore firm Appleby launches breach of confidence proceedings

Appleby, the offshore law firm at the centre of the data hack dubbed the ‘Paradise Papers’, has turned to Osborne Clarke for advice as it plans legal action against The Guardian and the BBC.

The offshore firm confirmed that it has instructed top 30 UK firm Osborne Clarke as it plans to launch breach of confidence proceedings against both news outlets. Commercial litigation partner Ashley Hurst is advising the firm.

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