Hitting the Rock hard

It’s all kicking off in Gibraltar again. The last time we wrote about The Rock, it was about allegations of misconduct made by lawyers against a judge (see story); today we report that the founding partners of a Gibraltar law firm have had their licences cancelled after coming up against charges of false accounting (see story).

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