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Piper v Slater and Gordon : a full refund of £4,052.35 in a tragic case in which Slater and Gordon's late client, Ian Turnbull, had 97 seconds to "e-sign" a CFA during his initial call

Rebecca acted as administrator for the estate of her late brother, Ian
Checkmylegalfees.com are pleased to report on our victory  in securing a refund of £4,052.35 for our client in this case. We were ...
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Lisa Jones v Richard Slade & Co Ltd (14/12/21, SCCO) : Extent of the SCCO's jurisdiction on setting aside an agreement as to amount of a solicitor's fees

Costs Judge Rowley found that the remedy sought (the setting aside of an agreement as to level of fees) could be determined by the SCCO and did not require a specialist Chancery Court
We do not propose to comment in detail as the substantial claim is ongoing, but this judgment dismissing the solicitors' application to strike out par...
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James Murray v Richard Slade & Co Ltd : an important appeal victory

Appeal Court upholds disallowance of £18,000 counsel's fees, and finding that a CFA had been terminated unlawfully
We are pleased to have secured an appeal victory for our client, James Murray,  handed down on 17th December. Sir Andrew Nicol upheld M...
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Former Client of Wigan PI Firm PDW Legal Limited (trading as Williams & CO) obtains £7,000 legal fee refund

Mr.W. received a refund of £7,000
Absolutely delighted with the team, I didn't fully understand what the team could do to get me some of my legal fees back but they are the experts in ...
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Chris N v BPS Law LLP

The solicitors' "no win no fee" agreement claimed the extraordinary rate of £995 per hour
A former Client of Manchester law firm BPS Law LLP received a refund of £2,300.00 charged to him in respect of legal fees in an inheritance matter. Ou...
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