Mishcon Fights Consultant's Suit Over Sports Direct Fees

Law360, London (December 3, 2019, 5:42 PM GMT) -- Mishcon De Reya has hit back at a client's claim that the law firm didn't realistically assess costs for his failed suit against Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley, saying the client sought to limit the cost of insurance that would pay out if he lost.

Mishcon De Reya LLP said that Jeffrey Ross Blue was involved in the decisions made by the lawyers and was overconfident about winning his case against U.K. billionaire Ashley. The firm said in its defense, filed on Nov. 21, that the consultant is only bringing a claim against Mishcon de Reya for professional negligence and breach...

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