Fladgates takes client to court for unpaid fees

Fladgate Fielder is suing client Andrew McLeod-Ross for more than £100,000 in a dispute over allegedly unpaid fees. In an action brought by head of litigation Simon Jeremy Ekins, the firm is also suing Edward Benyon after he stood as guarantor for McLeod-Ross’s fees. McLeod-Ross owed a total of £83,492.45 for work after being sent seven invoices for professional services, and according to the claim Benyon entered into three deeds of guarantee in November 2002 and January 2003. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 28 October