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News Corp. Replaces Phone Hacking Defense Law Firm

10/14/2011 02:35 pm ET | Updated Dec 14, 2011

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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