Prince Andrew: High Court accepts Virginia Giuffre's request to formally contact duke over alleged sexual assault case
The High Court has accepted a request by Virginia Giuffre's legal team to formally contact Prince Andrew about the case launched against him in the United States.
Lawyers representing the woman who is suing the Duke of York for alleged sexual assault have asked the British courts to notify the royal about the case.
On Monday the first pre-trial court hearing in New York revolved around a disagreement about whether papers had been served and the duke made aware of the case in the appropriate way.
The judge told Virginia Guiffre's legal team they had a week to make other efforts to serve papers, which has resulted in them putting a request to the High Court in London.
After earlier highlighting an issue with the application, a later statement from …
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