Gibson Dunn and Squire Patton Boggs lead legal line-up as UK firm takes dual role on Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal

Gunnercooke advises Cambridge Analytica and its parent company amid political campaigning and data harvesting controversy

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Squire Patton Boggs and UK firm Gunnercooke are among a growing line-up of legal advisers involved in the scandal engulfing Cambridge Analytica, the under-fire political consulting firm facing intense scrutiny over Facebook data harvesting.

The London-based firm, which last week suspended CEO Alexander Nix (pictured) after he was caught on film by Channel 4 News discussing unscrupulous political campaigning tactics, is being advised by both US firm Squire Patton Boggs and ‘new model‘ UK law firm Gunnercooke, which was founded in 2010.

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