Prince Andrew advised by rapist Harvey Weinstein's ex-lawyer as accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre threatens to sue

PRINCE Andrew has been advised by the ex-lawyer of rapist Harvey Weinstein.

The news emerged last night as sex accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre threatens to sue the royal.

Blair Berk, 57, known for solving stars’ legal scrapes, was consulted by representatives of the Duke of York, 61, The Sun can reveal.

She was hired by shamed film mogul Weinstein in 2017 before he was jailed for rape and sex assault following a string of #MeToo claims by film actresses.

Ms Berk has also worked for Kanye West, Lindsay Lohan and acted for Mel Gibson after he unleashed an anti-Jewish tirade when stopped by traffic cops.

It is not known if she is still working on Andrew’s behalf.

Ms Giuffre, 37, has until Saturday to lodge a multi-million-dollar lawsuit claiming she was “lent out to Andrew for sex” by his late US paedophile tycoon pal Jeffrey Epstein when she was under 18.

Her lawyer David Boies said this week: “Time’s up."

The Prince emphatically denies her allegations.

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