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16 Aug 2021

Author:
Ian Cobain, Middle East Eye

Princess Latifa campaigners join possible legal action against NSO Group

... David Haigh, a British legal advisor to Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, and Tiina Jauhiainen, her Finnish former fitness instructor, are considering bringing proceedings for breach of privacy.

They are joining with a group of eight other people who have asked a leading London law firm, Bindmans, to explore the possibility of suing for damages.

They include a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the UK’s parliament, academics, human rights defenders and civil society activists, and Madawi Al-Rasheed, a professor at the London School of Economics and columnist at Middle East Eye...

Bindmans says it is considering bringing proceedings against NSO Group and a private equity group, Novalpina Capital, which has invested in the firm, as well as a number of governments accused of using the spyware...

NSO Group has said it will no longer speak to journalists about the Pegasus scandal.

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