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How much do we really get in refunds and savings?

Real life figures

On the home page of our website there is a running total of the amounts of savings or refunds that we have achieved for our clients. since we first st...

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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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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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The Legal Ombudsman - 14 month delays

Consumers are currently being told they may have to wait 14 months to have their complaints simply opened let alone investigated

The Legal Ombudsman scheme was set up under The Legal Services Act 2007 to regulate the legal sector and to investigate complaints from consumers. Unf...

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Keith Smart & Co : Solicitor struck off for overcharging in probate cases

Gross overcharging on various cases

Another unfortunate example of gross overcharging in probate cases, which stresses the importance of clients or beneficiaries ensuring that they have ...

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