Dr Anton van Dellen represented Alan Waller in relation to the Dyson report.
Lord Dyson has described in considerable detail the way in which Mr Martin Bashir of the BBC commissioned fake bank statements. These documents purported to show payments by Penfolds Consultants and News International into the bank account of Alan Waller, a former employee of Earl Spencer, Princess Diana’s brother. Lord Dyson stated that Mr Bashir showed the documents to Earl Spencer on a date early in September 1995. Lord Dyson concluded that by showing Earl Spencer the fake Waller statements and informing him of their contents, Mr Bashir deceived and induced him to arrange a meeting with Princess Diana. The BBC has offered Alan Waller a full apology. Dr Anton van Dellen represented Alan Waller in relation to the Dyson report. There has been extensive press coverage:
Report of The Dyson Investigation
Martin Bashir: Inquiry criticises BBC over ‘deceitful’ Diana interview – BBC News
Martin Bashir used ‘deceitful behaviour’ to secure Diana interview, report finds | BBC | The Guardian
Princess Diana interview report: Martin Bashir ‘deceived’ Earl Spencer – Dyson | Evening Standard
‘Deceitful’ Martin Bashir faked bank statements to secure Diana interview | News | The Times
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