Unfair charging method


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I’ve just reduced a Claimant’s claim for costs of £147,776.24 to £75,000 and submitted my invoice for £153.40 plus VAT.

I should be charging on a % savings basis.


6 thoughts on “Unfair charging method


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    abcde on said:

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    nice self plug

    one wonders how much was down to simple rates and success fees


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    Annon on said:

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    An interesting posting from Simon and an excellent result.

    He obviously didn`t read what must have been a large client file.

    Was that wise?


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    Anon on said:

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    I would guess you are working on an hourly rate and have settled this well before Points of Dispute?

    Cases like this are fantastic for % of saving agreements but sometimes you do get the smaller ones that require extensive work and end up putting you at a loss! So maybe that’s a saving grace?


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    Icarus on said:

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    Ahmed v Powell anyone?…

    Think that was probably Simon’s point.


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    Anonymous on said:

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    I like to describe myself as ”reassuringly expensive”


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    Anonymous on said:

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    Many years ago, pre Ahmed, we reduced a bill from £655,000 to £60,000 and we charged 15% of saving. Oh they were happy days!!!! Simon u really must increase your charge out rate! Now tell us about the ones you lost and cost your clients dearly!!

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