- Pat Finucane worked as a high-profile lawyer in Belfast
- He frequently defended republicans against terror charges
- But he became unpopular with the Government
- One minister at the time said there were solicitors in Belfast who were "unduly sympathetic" to the IRA
- Pat Finucane was married with three children
- They all witnessed his killing at the family home in 1989
The family of Pat Finucane labelled today's review into his murder is a 'whitewash' despite 'shocking' levels of state collusion revealed.
A government-commissioned report found state agents were involved in the murder of Pat Finucane - but his widow dismissed it as a "sham".
The review into the death of a Catholic solicitor during the Troubles is expected to show state collusion with loyalist terrorists.