“Meet the Superhumans” is the Channel 4 strapline for the Paralympic Games. Just getting some of the competitors to London 2012 has been a heroic task for lawyers at Hogan Lovells.
From Haitian javelin throwers to Team GB Ghurkas, the legal machinations behind some of the Paralympic ‘firsts’ are as impressive as they are heartwarming.
Hogan Lovells of counsel Colin Graham is an energy projects lawyer by day, pro-bono Haitian Paralympic campaigner by night, trying to change perceptions of disabled people in the earthquake-hit country. He probably wears his underpants on the outside too.
With Royal Mail promising to put any gold medallists on a stamp, might we see the face of Graham on the next letter to The Lawyer HQ?
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