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Steven Whybrow to act for Bruce Lehrmann in trial over alleged rape of Brittany Higgins

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By Blake Foden
Updated June 8 2022 - 1:07pm, first published June 7 2022 - 11:30pm
Bruce Lehrmann, left, is alleged to have raped Brittany Higgins, right, at Parliament House. Pictures: Supplied, Karleen Minney

The man accused of raping former Liberal Party staffer Brittany Higgins will stand trial from June 27 after his new solicitor briefed a Canberra barrister to represent him.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.