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Lawyer M. Ravi regrets releasing court papers to media

He apologises in response to AGC's complaints to Law Society

Published on May 1, 2014 8:52 AM
Mr M. Ravi said that having considered the points raised by the AGC, he accepted its position and "unreservedly and unconditionally" withdrew all the statements that it had complained about in its letter to the Law Society. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

A month after insisting he would "vigorously defend" an accusation of misconduct, activist lawyer M. Ravi now regrets releasing court documents to the media prematurely.

He also apologised "sincerely" yesterday for certain statements he made which could have prejudiced several of the cases he was handling.

However, it is not immediately clear whether his contrition will stave off disciplinary proceedings, after a complaint of professional misconduct was made to the Law Society in January by the Attorney-General.

The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) declined to comment on Mr Ravi's apology yesterday.

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