Johnny Depp 'set to reunite with lawyer Camille Vasquez' for assault case

US actor Johnny Depp stands next to his lawyer Camille Vasquez after a break in the defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, on May 18, 2022. - Depp is suing ex-wife Amber Heard for libel after she wrote an op-ed piece in The Washington Post in 2018 referring to herself as a public figure representing domestic abuse. (Photo by KEVIN LAMARQUE / POOL / AFP) (Photo by KEVIN LAMARQUE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez in court. (AFP via Getty Images)

Johnny Depp is apparently set to reunite with his lawyer Camille Vasquez in a new legal case.

Vasquez became a star in her own right when she defended the Pirates Of The Caribbean actor in his defamation case against his ex Amber Heard.

And according to reports she will be part of the star's team in his case with Gregg Brooks, who worked on Depp's film City Of Lies in 2018.

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In court documents filed in 2018, location manager Brooks claimed that the Hollywood star hit him in the ribs twice.

Actor Johnny Depp speaks to his attorney Camille Vasquez during his defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard, in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S., May 27, 2022. Steve Helber/Pool via REUTERS
Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez will apparently be reunited. (Pool via REUTERS)

He also alleged that Depp offered him $100,0000 (£82,000) to hit him in the face in return.

Depp and Heard's multi-million dollar defamation case had fans gripped.

Following a six week trial in the US, a jury found that an op-ed Heard wrote for The Washington Post about being the victim of domestic abuse did defame Depp.

Vasquez was promoted to partner at her law firm following her performance at the trial.

William Baldiga, chairman and chief executive of Brown Rudnick, said: "Historically, we have reserved this announcement for the end of our fiscal year.

Actress Amber Heard gives a statement outside the High Court in London on the final day of hearings in Johnny Depp's libel case against the publishers of The Sun and its executive editor, Dan Wootton. Picture date: Tuesday July 28, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
Fans were gripped by the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case. (Empics)

"But Camille’s performance during the Johnny Depp trial proved to the world that she was ready to take this next step now.

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“We are incredibly proud of her and look forward to what she will accomplish as our newest partner.”

Depp’s legal team will reportedly appear in a Los Angeles Superior Court on 25 July to answer Brooks' lawsuit.

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