HL Deb 26 February 1997 vol 578 c94WA
Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Answer of the Lord Chancellor on 10 October 1994 (H.L. Deb., WA 94), what is the total sum paid out of the legal aid fund to each of the four counsel named concerning the proceedings between Dr. Jawad Hashim and the Arab Monetary Fund.

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)

The total paid to each counsel is as follows:

Mr. Colin W. G. Ross-Munro QC, £767,200.

Mr. Ian Brownlie QC, £69,178.

Mr. Hugo A. M. Page, £531,734.

Mr. Adam V. S. Lewis, £194,205.

The above figures represent the total amounts paid to date on account. Final costs will not be known until final bills have been submitted and the bills have been taxed. The figures include the main actions between Dr. Hashim and the Arab Monetary Fund and related proceedings.