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Increases in hourly rates – City excess or savvy spending?

It seems that the financial malaise that set in around August 2007 has done little to curb the costs of retaining a “magic circle” law firm.   As recently reported by the Times Newspaper, partners at these firms are now charging up to £850 per hour for their services. This represents a 62 per cent increase since 2005. Firms which are often placed in…