25 JUNE 1994, Page 23

Rich pickings

Sir: Martin Vander Weyer vilifies an entire profession because one head-hunter charged him £20,000 for promoting an appointment (The sky's the limit, old boy', 18 June). How does this compare with the lawyers in a recent case, lasting three weeks, who shared out £8,000,000 between them?

E.C. Wells

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