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Cash Accounts - the least understood part of the assessment process under the Solicitors Act 1974

The purpose of the Cash Account exercise, at the conclusion of a Solicitors Act assessment, is to determine who owes what, and to whom. A Cash Account...
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“Despicable” partner used client money to prop up firm - Legal Futures

https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/despicable-partner-used-client-money-to-prop-up-firm
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal said Mr Marks, of former central London firm Alexander Marks, billed one client £127,000 for work worth a maximum...
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Jail for PI lawyer who lied in witness statements - Legal Futures

https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/jail-for-pi-lawyer-who-lied-in-witness-statements
A solicitor described by a High Court judge as a “thoroughly dishonest man” has been jailed and a medical expert who produced 32 reports a day handed ...
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Ignoring costs lawyer earns judicial rebuke in fee dispute | News | Law Society Gazette

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/ignoring-costs-lawyer-earns-judicial-rebuke-in-fee-dispute/5067835.article
The Law Society Gazette reports on our case of Allen -v- Brethertons LLP and in particular Master Leonard's criticism of the Defendant ignoring our Ke...
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Solicitors were wrong to go round costs lawyer acting for former client - Litigation Futures

https://www.litigationfutures.com/news/solicitors-were-wrong-to-go-round-costs-lawyer-acting-for-former-client
Solicitors have been criticised by a costs judge for refusing to deal with our Director and Costs Lawyer, Kerry-Anne Moore, in a dispute over their fe...
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