Great testimonials from Check My Legal Fees

What some of our clients say...

I am greatly thankful for all the hard work Mark has done on my case. Had it not been for his skill, vast knowledge, guidance and experience, I would have found myself paying an unjust solicitor bill that did not need to have been paid. I am delighted with the results of his work and I would highly recommend Mark Carlisle and his outstanding service.

Suddenly being landed with a solicitors’ bill over twice what was predicted was quite a shock, but Kerry-Anne was immediately helpful, very responsive to queries and gave great advice. She saved us almost £2,500 with a couple of emails to the solicitors. Overall a superb service.

I was pleasantly surprised after speaking to Kerry-Anne Moore, Director and Costs Lawyer, who was able to alleviate any concerns I had. And she put everything she explained to me in writing.

I was well informed about each stage of the claim. Even if there was a delay, she would let me know, and the reasons why.

Great news is that both myself and my mom were able to make a successful claim for our overcharged legal fees, and we kept 100% of the amount received.

If the circumstances arose, I would definitely use their services again.

Transparency and reasonableness amongst lawyers are crucial to maintain public confidence. Checkmylegalfees and barrister Robin Dunne have provided an outstanding service.
As a result of my refund thanks to Checkmylegalfees my wife and I are now having a short winter sun holiday.  Many thanks for your help, wishing you and your team all the best for the future.
After being knocked off my bike and nearly being killed I was happy to accept any compensation that came my way. When I was advised that I may have been overcharged for my legal fees, I asked Check my Legal Fees to review my claim and they negotiated a substantial refund for me. The extra money will help my Daughter pay for her Wedding in June. Check my Legal Fees service was friendly and professional right from the start, with fair, honest and down to earth advice and reassurance about the somewhat daunting process of "taking on" a solicitor. I would recommend Check my Legal Fees to anyone who thinks they have been incorrectly charged in a compensation claim.
There was little for us to do as you handled everything efficiently. We were very pleased with the outcome & would definitely recommend your services, thank you again.

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I would like to personally thank Mark Carlisle for his advice and guidance. Mark helped greatly reduce my horrific solicitor’s bill and I can now move on with my life. Mark is very professional, explained the process in language which I could understand, allayed my fears from the beginning and was easy to get hold of when necessary. At the start it sounded too good to be true but Mark worked wonders and it really did not cost me a penny. I would highly recommend Mark Carlisle to anyone in a similar position as I was.
Having achieved a 40% reduction to invoices delivered by her solicitors (a saving of more than £5,000), Lucy sent us the following very kind message:

“Thank you for your patience, your hard work, your honesty and your integrity. These were qualities very hard to find in other lawyers throughout the dreadful experience I had over the last 2 years and I am quite overwhelmed to have finally found those qualities. I am extremely grateful."
I really want to thank you for all your help in getting a great outcome for me….Very difficult to put into words how much of a weight you have lifted from myself and family.
I am a personal injury solicitor. I have instructed Mark Carlisle and worked closely with him on many cases, including my most difficult multi-track cost files, over the past few years. I have continually been impressed by his detailed legal knowledge of the most complex of costs issues and his thorough, straightforward advices. He is a tenacious advocate who will fight your corner to ensure you get the best possible results. Whilst a formidable opponent, Mark is a supportive and personable colleague who has approached every one of the cases I have instructed him on with the same diligent vigour, regardless of value. I highly recommend him and the rest of the team at Checkmylegalfees.
I write to thank you for your help in reducing my legal bill by over £6,000. For me this was a life changing amount of money which has provided security for my baby boy.

I believed, that having instructed one of the leading law firms in the country to fight my pregnancy discrimination claim that they would be equally excellent when it came to billing me for the work they completed on my behalf.

If you had not advised me to investigate my solicitor’s costs I would have been none the wiser. My solicitor simply presented me with a bill giving a total figure for the work undertaken and never mentioned that I had any right to challenge it.

I was so grateful to my solicitors and felt I had received a great service as they fought extremely hard for me. I had built what I thought was a genuine friendship with my solicitor and therefore I was confident that the bill was correct.

You obtained a breakdown, explained the errors within the costs claimed and gave me clear and easy to understand advice about the steps needed to challenge my bill.

I was stunned that such a pre-eminent firm could overcharge me for the work completed. There were numerous errors in the bill of costs and inclusion of work which I should never have been charged for.

Thank you for your grit and determination in challenging such an imposing firm of solicitors. It was an absolute pleasure instructing you and I will recommend you to all my friends.

Thank you so much., explained to me that I may be entitled to a refund of legal fees from a former solicitor as far back as June 2015. I had total confidence in the professional way this company dealt with my claim for the refund of fees and I was kept informed all through the process and everything was explained to me very clearly.

The overall service I received from was 100% and the conclusion of the claim was very satisfactory. I am not sure yet how I am going to spend the money that I got as a refund but it was a total bonus to get this money refunded to me with the help of

I would totally recommend to anyone who has been charged a fee by a solicitor as the whole process was easy and very professional.
Mark's appointment has made the process of disputing our solicitors costs stress free. His advice has been second to none and he had kept me up to date with all the developments of our case. I am very satisfied with the final result and thoroughly recommend Mark's services.
Outstanding service. Mark Carlisle is a true professional who wants the best for his clients. He offers an excellent solution to people worried that solicitors (in my case matrimonial) may have taken advantage of an emotive situation. I had been charged £13,000.00 over the initial estimate with £9134 outstanding and Mark negotiated a reduction by over £5000! I can highly recommend this company and it was a pleasure working with Mark. Thank you

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We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

We have dealt with costs arising from almost every legal specialism.

We have conducted cases challenging solicitor's costs at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.

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