Ex-Hogan Lovells Atty's $2M Travel Scam Ends At Jailhouse

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A former Hogan Lovells senior partner and bankruptcy expert on Wednesday reportedly was sentenced to three years in jail for fraudulently billing the firm £1.2 million ($1.9 million) to cover travel expenses.

Christopher Grierson, a former attorney at the U.K.-based firm, was sentenced at London’s Southwark Crown Court, The Daily Telegraph reported.

Grierson’s attorney told the court at the sentencing that the litigator's life had spiraled out of control around 2005. He suffered from depression and heart problems and began spending money on call girls and...
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