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Dechert and its partners involved in two ongoing torture cases in the Middle East have estimated that their own legal costs in defending the claims could hit around $15 million, documents show.

The law firm and its former London-based head of white-collar Neil Gerrard, who retired from the partnership at the end of 2020, are facing two claims from two imprisoned individuals.

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Meganne Tillay

Meganne joined Law.com International as a reporter in June 2019 upon completing a Master's in Journalism at Kingston University. She covers a number of domestic and international law firms, as well as real estate, capital markets and regulation. [email protected]

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