ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 138

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Lawyer leaves race to head bar association after criticism of huge fees for murder victim’s family

Eyal Besserglick, February 2, 2023. (Screenshot/Channel 12; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
Eyal Besserglick, February 2, 2023. (Screenshot/Channel 12; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

Eyal Besserglick is dropping out of the race to be the Israel Bar Association’s next leader after facing scrutiny over revelations that he charged the family of a murder victim over half a million shekels for representing them, before later agreeing to refund the bulk of the legal fees.

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