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Andrew Erlam -v- Richard Slade & Company Plc : Court Orders delivery of a Statute Bill

Court orders delivery of a new bill (again)
We reported in November on the outcome of this case here  and are pleased to now be able to publish the approved transcript of the full judg...
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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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Din Solicitors, Halifax - refunds of £2,133.60 in legal fees for three clients involved in a road traffic accident

Din Solicitors had deducted more than their own bills allowed
In three cases settled in August 2019 against Din & Associates Limited (trading as Din Solicitors) of Halifax, we were able to secure refunds of £...
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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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Collier Law : Probate Solicitor who took money from estates by raising false bills struck off

Interim bills raised but not delivered
This case demonstrates the importance of ensuring that in all cases - not just probate - the solicitor actually delivers a bill in compliance with the...
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