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High Court Slashes Success Fee

50k-settlement Has a success fee been taken from your compensation?
Having discussed the risks and the proper approach of a reasonable cost judge and a reasonable solicitor with my assessor, I conclude that a reasonabl...
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Fitting the Bill - New Law Journal

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Legal challenges to solicitors' bills seem set to increase Richard Langley An interesting comment piece from the New Law Journal in October&...
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Gill -v- Heer Manak : termination of retainer by solicitors without reasonable notice results in no entitlement to charge

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It is essential that such notice as is given is "reasonable". If the notice is not "reasonable" then the firm cannot point to any applicable provision...
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Cash Accounts - the least understood part of the assessment process under the Solicitors Act 1974

Cash Accounts 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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Andrew Erlam -v- Richard Slade and Company Plc : A victory for transparency and fairness

andy-erlam Claimant, Andy Erlam who succeeded in an order for delivery of a new bill for work done in 2015 and 2016
A breakthrough for our client, Andrew Erlam, yesterday in his fight for scrutiny by the Courts of the legal fees arising out of th...
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