Barclays pushes firms to embrace flexi-billing
Barclays' in-house litigation team is pushing its panel firms for more flexible billing arrangements and seeking top-level secondees from advisory firms. The bank unveiled its entire 2009 portfolio of work at a summit of panel firms in February, asking firms to consider which work they want and to be creative with suggested billing methods and other value-added services, with Barclays keen to move away from hourly rates.
Litigation summit presses advisers to get creative and second partners
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