Duwayne Brooks' lawyer, Jane Deighton, has said that there would be no reason to record any of their meetings unless there was a "sinister motive".
Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Ms Deighton addressed claims that the Metropolitan Police secretly recorded officers' meetings with Brooks and his lawyer.
Jane Deighton on police bugging of @duwaynebrooks. “There is no rational reason to record our meeting unless there was a sinister motive.”
'It's scandalous that under the guise of briefing us they were covertly recording us." Jane Deighton on bugged meetings with @duwaynebrooks
Scotland Yard told the the BBC that its directorate of professional standards was looking into the claim and that it was being treated with “huge seriousness”.