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Petere Fontes

I am a corporate lawyer in South Africa, and I would love it if our lawyers followed the same route. You should really ask the opinion of www.anonymouslawyer.blogspot.com on this one - he is quite hillarious (fiction obviously).

Chuck

Same here. This exactly describes the policy I've had as a solo.

On top of the reasons you mention though, I've always been curious about how cost-effective attempting to recover those costs was anyways. At my first firm, an admin staffer spent 1-2 full days each month just trying to tally up a handwritten photocopy log. I never did find out if the costs recovered actually covered her pay for those days or not.

Bryan

I agree with you entirely. My policy follows yours almost exactly. The only difference being that the client is responsible for out of the ordinary costs. For example, copy jobs that must be sent off site to a professional. These are billed to the client at the actual cost incurred.

Bryan

I agree with you entirely. My policy follows yours almost exactly. The only difference being that the client is responsible for out of the ordinary costs. For example, copy jobs that must be sent off site to a professional. These are billed to the client at the actual cost incurred.

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