UK court agrees to serve Prince Andrew with sex-assault claim
The UK High Court has agreed to formally serve Prince Andrew with Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s sex-assault claim if his legal team refuses to accept the court papers, British officials told The Post on Wednesday.
“The lawyers acting for Ms. Giuffre have now provided further information to the High Court, and the High Court has accepted the request for service under the Hague Service Convention,” said Michael Duncan, a spokesman for the court, referring to the rules under which parties from different countries are notified of claims against them.
“The legal process has not yet been served but the High Court will now take steps to serve under the Convention unless service is arranged by agreement between the parties,” the spokesman added.
The development comes after the royal’s legal team spent …
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