How to challenge solicitors fees

Challenging your solicitor’s fees can be daunting when you have no information as to how to the process works.

To help you consider whether to challenge the level of your solicitor’s fees over overcharging we have collected together guides and information to explain how solicitor’s fees are challenged, and how solicitors charge their clients.

If you are considering challenging your solicitor’s fees please review our
A full Guide to Assessment under the Solicitors Act 1974

If you require further advice or assistance with your solicitor overcharging please give us a call 0800 689 5183.

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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.

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