‘Fear keeps you on your toes’ – The Times

Posted April 29th, 2008 in banking, barristers, special report by sally

” The commercial court of Mr Justice Andrew Smith was stuffed with barristers last Thursday, but one QC was the main focus of attention. The case was the challenge to bank charges that could affect every bank current account holder in Britain. At the original hearing in February, Laurence Rabinowitz represented the Royal Bank of Scotland, one of eight lenders accused of levying unfair overdraft charges. It also fell to him to put the lead argument to the court for all the banks, saying that the alternative would be to charge on every transaction.”

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The Times, 29th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk