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Hi thank you for your enquiry and your patience. Unfortunately withdrawing a claim does not automatically end a counterclaim. The client will have paid a counterclaim fee and as such they would want as a minimum their cost reimbursed. You could try and negotiate what is called a drop hands ending to the matter - in other words each party withdraws their claim and meet their own costs. The counterclaim will continue if the client thinks that they have a good claim - i would imagine they would have pursued you for breach or contract and/or professional negligence. You may consider offering to withdraw if they withdraw their counterclaim and present it as a commercial decision and not an admission of guilty and clearly state it is a without prejudice offer so that they do not add it to the court file.
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