Over-charging by City firms


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An interesting article from costs draftsman Jim Diamond on legal costs overcharging by City firms recently appeared on the Legal Week website. This included the following example:

“The partner of a major law firm who was invited to a client’s corporate golf day. The partner subsequently charged the client eight hours at his full charge-out rate. The purchase of a pair of £80 golf shoes on the day was also charged, to the client’s chagrin.”


2 thoughts on “Over-charging by City firms


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    John Allen on said:

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    I would imagine that the client changed solicitors.


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    Anonymous on said:

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    Apocrypha rules OK?

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