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The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)

Published on: 04 November 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)
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Article summary

Practice Compliance analysis: Phil Murrin, partner, and Parminder Badhan, associate, at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, consider the implications of Lyons v Fox Williams LLP—the case that they conducted on behalf of the defendant law firm and its professional indemnity insurers—and explain the importance of clearly identifying the scope of the retainer in the engagement letter. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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