Tuesday 20 March 2018

Perrin proves no one is above the law

HEATHER Perrin had already made legal history when she became the first member of the judiciary to be convicted of a serious offence.

Now the 61-year-old former solicitor carries the extraordinary distinction of being the first to be sent to jail.

What makes Perrin's crime of deception more galling is that she attempted (as a solicitor) to dupe an elderly client, one of her closest friends, after she had been nominated by the Government to serve on the bench.

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