Slater & Gordon Asks Court To Toss Clients' Fee Challenges

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley (April 27, 2022, 6:21 PM BST) -- Plaintiffs boutique Slater & Gordon urged a court on Wednesday to toss out allegations that it overcharged 150 of its former clients, saying the law firm spearheading the fee challenges used illegal retainers to solicit clients.

Robert Marven QC of 4 New Square, representing Slater & Gordon, told High Court Judge Andrew Ritchie that he should permanently stay a group of claims from former clients of the plaintiffs law firm challenging the legal fees that Slater & Gordon charged them.

The underlying claim involves 150 former clients of Slater & Gordon concerning the costs they paid the firm. The challenges are...

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