Brum firms ditch hourly rates for fixed fees

McLeod-Roberts, Luke
March 2009
Lawyer;3/2/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the law firms in Birmingham, England to ditch the hourly rates for lawyers. A senior partner at the city's top 30 firm said that no firms are working on hourly rates in the legal market, mostly with agreeing fixed-fee arrangements. It states that firms proposing a partner hourly rate of £200 are thinking that there are not much partner work anyway.


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