The London Office of Arnold & Porter Retained by the Management & Standards Committee (MSC) of News Corporation

July 29, 2011

London, July 29, 2011 -- The London office of Arnold & Porter has been retained by the Management & Standards Committee (MSC) of News Corporation to assist in relation to the News of the World phone hacking case, police payments investigation and other relevant connected issues at News International. Kathleen Harris is the lead partner.

Ms. Harris is in Arnold & Porter's white collar criminal defense practice group. Before joining Arnold & Porter in London, Ms. Harris served as head of the Fraud Business Group at the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Senior Strategic Policy Adviser in the Attorney General's Office, and held positions in HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Department of Works and Pensions in the United Kingdom.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of more than 700 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, London, Los Angeles, New York, Northern Virginia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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