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Updated guidance from the Legal Ombudsman as to its approach to complaints about legal fees

How the Legal Ombudsman approaches fees complaints
One of the major areas for complaint is overall service cost. We don't do detailed cost analysis, but if a complainant wants a detailed forensic bill ...
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What to do when a solicitor sues you for unpaid fees

Have you been sued by a solicitor for unpaid legal fees?
Kerry-Anne Moore, Costs Lawyer and Director at Checkmylegalfees.com Ltd sets out some key dos and don'ts for litigants in person faced with the d...
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New Guidance from the Legal Ombudsman on "Good Costs Service"

Solicitors should be
The Legal Ombudsman has published the 2nd edition of its guidance to solicitors on how they should go about providing information about legal fee...
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Senior Courts Costs Office Guide 2018 is published

Updated guidance from the High Court
An updated Guide has been published by the Senior Courts Costs Office. The guide reflects the many changes in general costs law since 2013 and include...
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Cash Accounts - the least understood part of the assessment process under the Solicitors Act 1974

Cash Accounts - A Dark Art?
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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