Boris Johnson urges oligarchs to sue and divorce in London

London Mayor Boris Johnson urged Russia’s oligarchs to sue each other in the city’s courts, in contradiction of the government’s policy of discouraging “libel tourism.”

19th November, 2012
Boris Johnson.

London Mayor Boris Johnson urged Russia’s oligarchs to sue each other in the city’s courts, in contradiction of the government’s policy of discouraging “libel tourism.”

“If one oligarch feels defamed by another oligarch, it is London’s lawyers who apply the necessary balm to the ego,” Johnson told the Confederation of British Industry’s annual conference in London today. “I have no shame in saying to the injured spouses...

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