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News Corp. Replaces Phone Hacking Defense Law Firm

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News Corporation has parted company with the law firm used to defend the News of the World in lawsuits taken out by more than 60 alleged victims of phone-hacking.

Farrer & Co and News Corporation's management and standards committee said they had "mutually agreed" the move, according to a statement issued on Friday afternoon.

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