Lawyers Billed $450 An Hour

Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal has struck down a contract that saw a First Nation billed $450 an hour with bonuses for negotiating a federal land claim. Courts will “not tolerate any sharp practice” by attorneys, a judge wrote: “A client should not need to verify the truth of what their lawyer is telling them.”

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