PRINCE Andrew is to swerve a listening to in his intercourse assault civil case at present by having no representatives participating.
His US attorneys won’t be becoming a member of the telephone convention together with his accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s crew, as they proceed to stone-wall the case.
The duke’s UK-based authorized crew has by no means supposed to take part.
His accuser’s attorneys insist he has been served court docket papers in accordance with English and worldwide legislation.
They are saying a replica of the summons was emailed to Royal Family workers and his attorneys have been knowledgeable by e-mail and publish.
Nevertheless, Gary Bloxsome, the duke’s lawyer, claimed appropriate process was not adopted and that the papers must be served by means of a British court docket official.
On the listening to tomorrow, Manhattan federal court docket decide Lewis Kaplan will ask Ms Giuffre’s authorized crew to element their efforts to serve Andrew, 61, with the papers.
It comes as her authorized crew at Boies Schiller Flexner, led by David Boies, introduced in two extra attorneys — Andrew Villacastin and rising star Sabina Mariella.
It now has 4 attorneys poring over the case, whereas Andrew has but to assign one transient to it.
Mr Boies warmed up for his courtroom showdown by going to the lads’s ultimate of the US Open tennis in New York.