Saudi Attys Fighting Al-Sanea Son For $16M Call Fee Deal Fair

Law360, London (July 12, 2021, 6:54 PM BST) -- Two Saudi lawyers pursuing a $16 million claim against the son of a disgraced businessman for fees the father racked up told a judge on Monday they didn't have to prove a settlement was as fair as if advised by independent counsel.

Kicking off a High Court trial, Rupert D'Cruz QC of Littleton Chambers rejected assertions from Mishal Al-Sanea, son of tycoon Maan Al-Sanea, that his clients, lawyers Jamal Abdullah Al Muzein and Abdulrahman Bin Abdullah Bin Ibrahim Al-Subaihi, failed to advise the younger Al-Sanea as diligently as they would if they were advising a third party.

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