Morning Briefing: Lawyer found dead, man charged

by Steve Randall21 Aug 2015
Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer found dead, man charged
A lawyer who was found dead at her London home last weekend has been described as a “young star” and a “beautiful and talented young woman.” Elizabeth Nnyanzi had worked at Herbert Smith Freehills as a temporary paralegal and was previously at Leigh Day. The Evening Standard reports that the 31 year old was found by police in her home on Friday evening. Nnyanzi, who followed her father into the legal profession, was said to be “a huge loss to society”. A spokesperson for Herbert Smith Freehills said “We are shocked and very sorry to hear of this tragedy.” A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder.
 
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