James Dyson issues £50,000 lawsuit against his former PA for 'spying' while ...

James Dyson issues £50,000 lawsuit against his former PA accusing her of 'spying' while she was a member of staff at his £20million mansion Dyson accuses Lynette Flanders of stealing emails and recording staff chats He also claims she took photographs inside his country house in Gloucestershire Ms Flanders denies the allegations, branding them 'vague and embarrassing'

By Hannah Dawson For The Daily Mail

Published: 02:09 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 02:09 BST, 3 May 2019

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Billionaire inventor James Dyson is suing his former PA following claims she stole emails, recorded staff conversations and took photos in his £20 million mansion, it was reported last night.

Sir James, 72, is suing Lynette Flanders for £50,000 at London's High Court, alleging she stole more than 5,000 emails and downloaded his wife's medical records.

Sir James and his wife Deirdre, 76, jointly launched the lawsuit after conducting an IT probe in October, The Sun reported.

James Dyson and his wife Deirdre (pictured) are suing his former PA Lynette Flanders for £50,000

James Dyson and his wife Deirdre (pictured) are suing his former PA Lynette Flanders for £50,000

But Mrs Flanders, 50, denies the allegations, saying they are 'vague and embarrassing'.

She first joined the staff at the estate in 2007 as a cleaner but rose to

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