December 12 2014
An independent barrister has found David Ross’s $220,000 legal bill “reasonable”, after receivers had queried the figure.
The investigation and prosecution of Ross cost taxpayers about $100,000 in legal fees, not including “significant” staff time, at the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Markets Authority. The SFO had spent about $15,000 on external legal fees from August last year, while FMA’s bill had reached $84,000 since October, 2012. Read More