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costs, legal:

see damagesdamages,
money award that the judgment of a court requires the defendant in a suit to pay to the plaintiff as compensation for the loss or injury inflicted. Damages are the form of legal redress most commonly sought.
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Despite the drive for lower costs, legal buyers were not supportive of firms outsourcing, with 67 per cent feeling negative about law firms outsourcing legal processes to companies in emerging markets, such as India.
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Ben Hunter, head of the Newcastle team, said: "Our role has been to co-ordinate architects and engineers, obtain planning permission and manage the costs, legal procedures and the tendering process.
He works his way through determining the business plan; start up costs, legal issues, marketing, financial management, and human resources.