Suspension for solicitor who lied

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The Independent Online
A solicitor who lied to police to save her detective constable boyfriend from a drink-drive charge was yesterday suspended from practising law for two years.

Penelope Schofield, 35, of Hambledon, Hampshire, was also ordered to pay pounds 1,420 costs by the Law Society's Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal. She was jailed for three months for attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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