Walter Sofronoff KC to lead independent inquiry into handling of Bruce Lehrmann trial

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Updated January 31 2023 - 10:40pm, first published 7:05pm
Walter Sofronoff KC, centre, will examine the conduct of authorities in the case of Bruce Lehrmann, right, who denied raping Brittany Higgins, left. Pictures by Murray Gleeson Chambers, Karleen Minney
Walter Sofronoff KC, centre, will examine the conduct of authorities in the case of Bruce Lehrmann, right, who denied raping Brittany Higgins, left. Pictures by Murray Gleeson Chambers, Karleen Minney

One of Australia's most respected legal figures will lead an independent inquiry into the handling of the Parliament House rape case, which ended with police and prosecutors at loggerheads.

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.