Friday September 18, 2020

Lawyers row over €4m in class action fees and costs

Warring parties represented 11,000 women in faulty breast implants suit

25th November, 2018

The financial claims firm Stanton Fisher is suing Dublin personal injuries solicitor David Coleman and well-known senior counsel John Gordon for up to €4 million in a row over professional fees.

The dispute involves a falling-out over a costs arrangement in an international class action in France. The rowing parties represented around 11,000 women, including hundreds of Irish women, affected by recalled faulty breast implants.

Last year, a French court ordered €60 million to be provisionally...

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