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Chris Robinson
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Why try to save money on legal fees?

Partner rates skyrocket at top firms despite economic gloomThe Lawyer 20 September 2010

"Magic circle partners are again charging as much as 725 per hour… five-year PQE associates now charge an average of 450-550… US firms in London broke through the 600 barrier… some [City partners outside the magic circle] are now charging an all-time high of 640… national firms have… partners charging between 325 and 350 and five-year associates between 250 and 300." full article

Are those rates good value for money? Or is it worth saving money by finding the same levels of expertise at much lower rates?

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