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Nemone Lethbridge - I was the Kray's lawyer

Features | By Nemone Lethbridge

Tea for two: Reggie (left) and Ronnie Kray in the early 1960s

The grateful twins gave their helpful lawyer Nemone Lethbridge tea, cake – and a bribe

In 1958, I had recently obtained my first tenancy at 3 Hare Court, a modest set of prosecution chambers at the top of Middle Temple Lane. The Crown Prosecution Service was still a twinkle in the eye of the legislature, and all London prosecutions were in the gift of the Scotland Yard solicitor. And he didn’t like women. ...


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