LAWYERS acting for former Rangers administrators David Whitehouse and Paul Clark have announced the pair have started legal proceedings against the Chief Constable of Police Scotland, the Procurator Fiscal and the Lord Advocate.
The finance advisors, who work for Duff & Phelps, released a statement via their legal team indicating their intentions yesterday afternoon.
Legal firm Livingstone Brown said: “Following repeated press inquiries to our clients directly, we can confirm that David Whitehouse and Paul Clark have initiated legal proceedings against the Chief Constable of Police Scotland, the Procurator Fiscal and the Lord Advocate.
“As these proceedings are under way it would be inappropriate for us to say anything more at this time.”
The pair had faced criminal charges relating to their time working at Ibrox following the club entering administration.
But the case was dropped last June with Whitehouse and Clark furious about the damage the claims had caused to their reputation and careers.
The duo said the prosecution should never have been brought.
Out of six people charged, only one man now faces any criminal action.
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte is due in court relating to an alleged fraud at the Ibrox club.
Cases against ex-chief executive Charles Green, lawyer Gary Withey and David Grier, from Duff & Phelps have also been dropped.
Among the allegations abandoned by the Crown was a charge that David Whitehouse and Paul Clark had attempted to pervert the course of justice.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said they were aware of the legal claim.
She added: “It would be in appropriate to comment at this stage.”
The Crown Office and Prosecution Fiscal Service also said they would not comment on the case.
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