PRINCE Andrew is set to fire his “shambolic” legal team as he’s “extremely worried” about the sex abuse case launched against him, it’s been claimed.
Virginia Giuffre – a trafficked slave of paedophile Jeffrey Epstein – is attempting to sue the 61-year-old in a New York court after alleging she was forced to have sex with him three times when she was 17.
Andrew has always strongly denied the claims – but is now “in a full-on crisis” and is dissatisfied with his lawyers’ strategy of not publicly responding to Ms Giuffre’s legal bid, reports the Mirror.
The prince hired criminal defence solicitor Gary Bloxsome, a partner at Blackfords law firm, early last year and after Ms Giuffre announced her plans to sue, Andrew reportedly urged his team to release a statement denying her allegations.
But it’s understood he was overruled and is now considering ditching his legal team following emergency discussions with his team.
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