Amber Harrison concedes defeat in legal fight with Seven

Amber Harrison, the former Seven staffer who had an affair with CEO Tim Worner before going to war with the broadcaster, has signalled that she will give up the battle.

Harrison: Went public on the liaison but will not fight on

In a series of tweets on Friday afternoon, Harrison said she would throw in the towel when the legal case resumes in the High Court on Monday.

Harrison has been embroiled in a series of legal tussles with Seven after claiming that the end of her relationship with Worner had left her in an impossible position at work. A subsequent legal settlement fell apart, which saw Harrison then go public on the relationship in December last year.

Worner: Cleared by the SWM investigation

Harrison emailed her salacious claims about Worner’s conduct to a wide range of media outlets.

An inquiry commissioned by the Seven West Media board cleared Worner of allegations of misconduct in February. SWM director Sheila McGregor resigned shortly before the findings were published.

A series of court battles followed over Harrison’s complaints about her own treatment and allegations she made about other women in connection with Worner.

After switching legal teams a number of times, Harrison now appears to have conceded.

She tweeted: I have made a realistic assessment of the court case and am choosing not to run it on Monday. I’ve asked my legal team not to represent me.”

In a seperate tweet, Harrison said she had declined to make a “broad public apology”.

However, she did apologise to the women whose names ended up in the public domain.

Because legal proceedings are still live for now, Seven has declined to publicly comment on today’s tweets from Harrison.


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