Law firm urges higher court to protect fees in attorney’s fees case

By Richard Crump (2 March 2022, 16:58 GMT) — A law firm on Wednesday asked Britain’s highest court of appeal to overturn a ruling that bars it from recovering millions of pounds legal fees he claims to be due for representing an investor in the luxury hotel industry.

The Supreme Court is considering what steps lawyers should take when entering into an additional security agreement with a client to avoid waiving existing rights that allow English law firms to be paid first on a dispute or settlement .

At the heart of the case is whether Candey Ltd. relinquished his equitable charge, also known as attorney…

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