Lehman's PwC fees near record

Accountancy fees and legal fees for the winding-up of Lehman Brothers in Europe are nearing record highs for fees charged on this continent. PricewaterhouseCoopers said it charged £154m in fees for work on the company just in its first year on the case.  And  law firm Linklaters has run up £68.9m  in fees to 14 September. The joint-administrators for the bank said in a report that claims by its European arm against Lehman would be $208bn (£126.8bn).