*Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd v Dechert LLP

Practice – Hearing. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed an appeal against an order that the application by the claimant for a detailed assessment of the bills of the defendant, its former solicitors, pursuant to s 70 of the Solicitors Act 1974, should be held in private. It held that the authorities clearly demonstrated that there was a concept of waiver for limited purposes and that was clearly what had happened in the present case.

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