British lawyer to the rich and famous dies in Gibraltar

British lawyer to the rich and famous dies in Gibraltar 'after getting into difficulty while body surfing' Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden, 64, was discovered by police on Wednesday The former triathlete and army lieutenant was reportedly visiting his daughter Mr Lawson-Cruttenden had represented David Walliams and The Clash Cambridge graduate had a 40-year career specialising in harassment claims 

By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline

Published: 11:44 BST, 18 April 2019 | Updated: 11:57 BST, 18 April 2019

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Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden speaking outside the Royal Courts of Justice while representing Oxford University in 2004

Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden speaking outside the Royal Courts of Justice while representing Oxford University in 2004

A British lawyer to the rich and famous was found in the water off of Gibraltar on Wednesday morning.

Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden, 64, reportedly got into difficulty while body surfing off the coast of the British overseas territory.

The former triathlete and army lieutenant was hauled from the waves by traffic police after he was seen in the water at the East Side Reclamation, by Catalan Bay.

Attempts were made to revive

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