From: Hot off the Press at http://ifyoutickleus.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/second-coming.html
The latest news is that the Halpern family is seriously contemplating withdrawing their cooperation with the BD. This means that when the BD returns to London in a few weeks, they will be greeted by a public letter that denounces them as biased, and which announces that CH will not meet with them any longer to present his version of events.
It seems Fried has decided that it is very likely indeed that the dayonim will conclude that CH is guilty and that he is not fit to continue as a rabbi, in which case CH’s full cooperation with the BD during the process will have backfired badly. If he withdraws his cooperation now, however, he can claim that the BD did not hear his side of the story, and had they heard it the verdict would have been in his favour.
Incidentally, Fried has been paid a neat $100,000 for his advocacy and advice, an amount funded by a Wosner acolyte, the son-in-law of a prominent SH gvir. Other toyanim refused to take on the case under any circumstances, including one who was actually retained for an exorbitant amount of money by the Halperns, R Zalman Graus. It has been confirmed to me that Graus was retained because the Halpern family were concerned that he might be engaged by the “other side”. He even travelled to London with a view to assist in the case for CH, but when confronted with the details of the evidence he withdrew unequivocally, and has told various people that it would be no good for his reputation to be seen representing a loser as spectacular as CH.