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Towry Law warning letter on leaks is leaked

Towry Law is warning its staff that any further leaks to the media

will “not be tolerated” and will be treated as gross misconduct

following a spate of bad press in recent months.

In a letter to all employees from group managing director John

Simmonds, staff were reminded of his “increasing concern and anger

about negative coverage of Towry Law in the trade press”, a view

first expressed at a series of recent sales conferences.

The letter says: “I want there to be no doubt that I was serious when

I said at the conferences that breaches of confidentiality will not

be tolerated. Whoever is responsible is hurting all of us…Let me

say once again that leaking any internal information is a matter of

gross misconduct and will be treated accordingly.”

Employees are urged to come forward and whistleblow on colleagues

suspected of releasing information and are reassured it will be dealt

with in confidence.

A former Towry Law employee says: “It smacks of a witch hunt. I do

not know what Towry is so concerned about. Nobody has a good word to

say about them, morale is so low there and they are not addressing

the issues at hand.”

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