Check My Legal Fees News

Keep up to date with news and information from Check My Legal Fees
CMLF

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 ...
Continue reading
  596 Hits
  0 Comments
CMLF

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...
Continue reading
  435 Hits
  0 Comments
CMLF

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...
Continue reading
  297 Hits
  0 Comments
Guest

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...
Continue reading
  955 Hits
  0 Comments
Guest

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...
Continue reading
  1308 Hits
  0 Comments

News Search

News Tag Cloud

Accident at work Administrators Amanda Cunliffe Solicitors Appeal Assessment ATE premium Back Injury Bill Breach of retainer Brethertons LLP BT-2 Solicitors Camps Solicitors Carpenters Cash Account Children Claims Management Companies Client Care Letters Closure Cold Callers Collier Law Commercial Comparison Compensation Conditional Fee Agreement Coops Law Cordell & Co Costs Estimates costs law Counsel Counsel's Fees Court CPR 46.9(3) Damages debts Deduction Delivery Up DG Law Din Solicitors Disclosure Divorce Emerald Law Solicitors Employment Tribunal cases Enforcement Equitas Solicitors Estates Exempt Fairwoods Solicitors Family Family Plus Fees Final Bills Fixed Costs Fletchers Solicitors Forster Dean Forum Garvins Law Gowing Law HCC Solicitors Holiday Holiday Sickness Claim Inheritance Act Insolvency Interim Statute Bills Irwin Mitchell LLP JC&A Solicitors Jigsaw Law Keith Smart & Co Lance Mason landmark case Lawyers Legal challenges Legal Expenses Insurance Legal Ombudsman Legend Legal LIP's Litigants in person Litigation Litigation Friend Matrix Solicitors Michael Lewin Solicitors Michael Rose & Baylis Solicitors Money Laundering Regulations Motorbike Accident MTA Solicitors No Win No Fee North Solicitors Limited Overcharging partners Personal Injury Pilkington Shaw Solicitors Price Probate Progressive Solicitors Proportionality Protected Party QC Reasonable Notice rebuttable presumption Refund Representation Retainer Richard Slade & Company Right to conduct litigation in respect of costs Rights of Audience RJ Gill Solicitors Road Traffic Accident Rotherham s.68 Solicitors Act s.74(3) Solicitors Act 1974 Scott Rees & Co Senior Courts Costs Office Seth Lovis & Co Simpson Millar LLP six minute units solicitor solicitors SRA Statute Bills Success Fee success fees Supreme Court tax tax management Termination Terms of Business Thorneycrofts Time limits trades Union Unison Transparency True Solicitors Turner & White Solicitors Unusual Items Viceroy Law Woodwards Solicitors

About Us

We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

We have dealt with costs arising from almost every legal specialism.

We have conducted cases challenging solicitor's costs at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.

Latest News

Links