The first £3m silk: Pollock scores record fee in BCCI

Rovnick, Naomi; Swallow, Matheu
January 2004
Lawyer;1/12/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Gordon Pollock QC, lead counsel for the liquidators of BCCI who will lead the case against the Bank of England for misfeasance in January 2004, has already been paid three million pounds--believed to be the highest ever brief fee in Great Britain. Expected earnings for Gordon Pollock during the trial, which can last until mid-2005; Details of the case; Implications on the law firm sector.


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