Dentons fees for Carillion advice revealed as report forecasts £20m legal costs for insolvency

National Audit Office report sheds light on expected fees for advice on high-profile insolvency

Dentons took home £100,000 in fees for nine months of advice to the Cabinet Office on the collapse of Carillion, it has emerged, as a new report reveals that law firms are expected to earn a total of £20m for their work on the construction giant’s insolvency.

The National Audit Office report, which breaks down the actual and forecasted costs of the collapse, says that for the remainder of the insolvency, legal advisers are expected be paid £20m, with accountants picking up £50m. The report projects the total cost to the Cabinet Office at £148m.

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