Ashurst Clifford Chance Herbert Smith Freehills Costs-effective By Katy Dowell 17 September 2012 00:00 17 December 2015 12:28 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 20 September 2012 at 13:31 This is twaddle. How can a costs bill of £100m possibly amount to evidence that costs are under control? Bracketing the Equitable Life case together with BCCI is nonsense. There was nothing wrong with the way in the which Equitable was managed by the court. The only thing wrong with the £2.6 bn claim was its merits. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.