Slaughter and May files $2m unpaid fees claim against former client

Magic circle firm takes action against founder of now-defunct City investment firm Liongate

Slaughter and May has filed a $2.16m (£1.6m) High Court claim for unpaid fees against former client Randall Dillard, the founder of now-defunct City investment firm Liongate Capital Management.

The magic circle firm alleges that Dillard failed to pay fees and disbursements for legal services it carried out under a retainer, over a period of almost four years.

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