Former BBC ‘lawyer of the week’ forged judge’s signature to con her client

An ex-BBC barrister has been struck off after she forged a judge’s signature on a court document to dupe her own client. Nicola Cain, 39, was acting for Christopher Steele, the ex-MI6 agent who compiled the infamous ‘Trump dossier’. He was being sued by Russian businessman, Aleksej Gubarev for naming him in the document about Russian leverage over the former president, which was disclosed by Buzzfeed in 2017. The Russian’s lawyers accused Mr Steele of failing to properly disclose documents…

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