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'We've done it, we've wasted further time!' Judge raps HP over Mike Lynch court scrutiny

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Re: Time Wasted = Billable Hours

Except in the specific case where they piss off the judge! At that point, they're risking their valuable reputations - and thus chances of getting paid by future clients. People are less likely to hire barristers who lost high profile cases - which is why they so often persuade their clients to settle.

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