Royal Family news latest – Panicked Prince Andrew ‘to SACK legal team’ as sex abuse claims leave him ‘extremely worried’

PRINCE Andrew is set to fire his “shambolic” legal team as he’s “extremely worried” about the sex abuse case launched against him, it’s been claimed.

Virginia Giuffre – a trafficked slave of paedophile Jeffrey Epstein – is attempting to sue the 61-year-old in a New York court after alleging she was forced to have sex with him three times when she was 17.

Andrew has always strongly denied the claims – but is now “in a full-on crisis” and is dissatisfied with his lawyers’ strategy of not publicly responding to Ms Giuffre’s legal bid, reports the Mirror.

The prince hired criminal defence solicitor Gary Bloxsome, a partner at Blackfords law firm, early last year and after Ms Giuffre announced her plans to sue, Andrew reportedly urged his team to release a statement denying her allegations.

But it’s understood he was overruled and is now considering ditching his legal team following emergency discussions with his team.

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