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Check your solicitor's billing arrangements

Solicitors may not be entitled to sue or take any other legal action on unpaid invoices by virtue of S69(1) Solicitors Act 1974 if the contract does n...
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Andrew Erlam -v- Richard Slade & Company Plc

High Court finds for the second time that the legal bills delivered by Richard Slade & Co were not statute bills
The onus is on the solicitor to ensure that the client has sufficient information in a comprehensive and comprehendible manner District Judge Batchelo...
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Gill -v- Heer Manak : termination of retainer by solicitors without reasonable notice results in no entitlement to charge

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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