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Butler -v- Bankside Commercial Ltd : Solicitors entitled to terminate CFA and recover fees where client rejects advice to make a settlement offer

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In a decision yesterday that is of importance to all clients represented by way of a Conditional Fee Agreement, the High Court has found that in ...
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Allen -v- Brethertons LLP : RTA Client Entitled to a Final and Complete Bill in order to consider the success fee

...it is evident that if the Claimant had not instructed Checkmylegalfees.com to investigate the position, the Defendant's letter of 14 February 2018 ...
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Did your Conditional Fee Agreement contain a 100% success fee?

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If so you might be entitled to a refund. "The Court of Appeal will have the desire to protect the client rather than the 100% success fee." Erica Bedf...
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Herbert -v- HH Law in the Law Society Gazette

The Law Society Gazette has now reported on the Herbert decision, about which we posted yesterday.  You can get to the full article here . Most i...
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Swain -v- JC & A Solicitors, SCCO (Master Brown) 31/01/18 - Jurisdiction to Order deliver copies of documents under s.68 Solicitors Act 1974

​Our director Mark Carlisle appeared as advocate for JG Solicitors of Leeds in the most recent in a line of cases considering whether the court h...
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