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Boris Johnson’s ‘misleading and dangerous’ attack on lawyers over Rwanda deal condemned

Association warns of ‘real-life consequences’ after string over government attacks over asylum and migration

Lizzie Dearden
Home Affairs Editor
Thursday 05 May 2022 17:37 BST
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The PM said ‘liberal-left lawyers’ will try and make Rwanda plan ‘difficult’
The PM said ‘liberal-left lawyers’ will try and make Rwanda plan ‘difficult’ (PA)

Boris Johnson’s fresh attack on lawyers over attempts to ship asylum seekers to Rwanda has been condemned as “misleading and dangerous”.

A legal body warned of “real-life consequences” from the government’s repeated targeting of the legal profession.

A man is to stand trial later this year accused of plotting to kill an immigration solicitor in an attempted terror attack on a London law firm.

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