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We got to work with Richard, and it was clear to us he had experience and confidence in our case. We were impressed also by the speed, regularity and efficiency in the communications we had.

Does a barrister have lien over fees?

Our recently won case, which was named as one of the biggest of 2016, has again made headlines in the legal press.

The story relates to certain arguments put forward in relation to a barrister’s lien over fees, as opposed to a solicitor’s.

The claim, Harlequin Property v Wilkins Kennedy, was funded entirely by a damages based agreement (DBA) – the largest of its kind, the first to go all the way to trial, and the first to be successfully defended when challenged in court.

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