For your billing consideration: the Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz

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This chapter is a testimonial to the alternative fee arrangement adopted by German law decades ago – and gives us the chance to promote the quality of (some) government regulations. In most jurisdictions, lawyers’ fees are calculated using billing by the hour. However, this is not the only method, nor necessarily the best. Particularly in regard tlitigation, alternative fee arrangements are becoming increasingly popular.


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