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Solicitor prevented from charging for his time spent as an executor because of absence of an express charging clause under a will.

Article by our Jack Beckett Brealey v Shepherd & Co Solicitors [2024] EWCA Civ 303 (26 March 2024) Background to the Appeal This case was a second...

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Court of Appeal rejects attempt by solicitors to restrict the rights of beneficiaries to challenge the legal costs of administering the Estate

Has your loved one's Estate been correctly charged?

The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down a long awaited judgment in the case of Kenig v Thomson Snell & Passmore and has dismissed the solic...

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The latest reporting on claims against Slater and Gordon

Spotlight on Slater and Gordon as suit alleges 'secret commissions' Law firm Slater and Gordon could be forced to pay out more than £500,000 in compen...

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Court of Appeal refuses Slater and Gordon's application for permission to appeal

Court of Appeal refusal finally settles three important technical points in claims against solicitors for scrutiny of legal fees

Last month we reported on the victory for our growing group of clients against Slater and Gordon in two appeals before the High Court. ...

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Irwin Mitchell did not have consent for £28,000 deduction, court rules

The Law Society Gazette reports on a  24th June judgment in the Senior Courts Costs Office in which Costs Judge Brown found that there had n...

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