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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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Probate solicitor struck off after charging eight times the reasonable amount

The Judge said there were “no documents on the appellant’s file to evidence any work done for the estate after January 2016, yet 36 invoices were raised in the period after January 2016”

Legal Futures reports today on the case of a solicitor's appeal against striking off after charging an estate where he was sole executor over eight ti...

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