You’ll remember her powerful defence of the Duchess of Sussex, if you were one of the thousands of royal fans who tuned into Amol Rajan’s BBC Two documentary, The Princes and the Press, on Monday night.
The hour-long episode was the first in the two-part series and examined the relationship between the media and the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, covering the tensions between their households and the ups and downs of press intrusion over the years.
Part two will be shown on Monday, focusing on the royals’ dramatic three years from 2018 to 2021, and a trailer in this week’s episode suggested that there are plenty of bombshells and bold claims left to come.
Front and centre of one of those claims? Jenny Afia, a celebrity lawyer who represented the Duchess of Sussex against the Mail on Sunday in the High Court, who is quick to tell Rajan that allegations that the duchess was a “difficult or demanding boss” were “just not true”.
“This narrative that no-one could work for the Duchess of Sussex, that she was too difficult or demanding a boss, and that everyone had to leave, is just not true,” she says in a trailer for part-two of the documentary, adding that “the overall allegation is that the Duchess of Sussex is guilty of bullying” and claiming that she was “absolutely not”.
The duchess reportedly gave Afia permission to speak to Rajan for the…