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

Probate 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

Probate 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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What to do when a solicitor sues you for unpaid fees

Fight-to-you-last-penny Have you been sued by a solicitor for unpaid legal fees?
Kerry-Anne Moore, Costs Lawyer and Director at Checkmylegalfees.com Ltd sets out some key dos and don'ts for litigants in person faced with the d...
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Cash Accounts - the least understood part of the assessment process under the Solicitors Act 1974

Cash Accounts Cash Accounts - A Dark Art?
The purpose of the Cash Account exercise, at the conclusion of a Solicitors Act assessment, is to determine who owes what, and to whom. A Cash Account...
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Andrew Erlam -v- Richard Slade and Company Plc : A victory for transparency and fairness

andy-erlam Claimant, Andy Erlam who succeeded in an order for delivery of a new bill for work done in 2015 and 2016
A breakthrough for our client, Andrew Erlam, yesterday in his fight for scrutiny by the Courts of the legal fees arising out of th...
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