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Our latest victory appears in the legal press

"In modern times, solicitors have to accept that complaints (whether of poor service or as to fees) go with the territory of professional practice"
London firm loses £36,000 CFA costs appeal | News | Law Gazette 'Solicitors have to accept that complaints (whether of poor service or as to fees) go ...
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James Murray v Richard Slade & Co Ltd : an important appeal victory

Appeal Court upholds disallowance of £18,000 counsel's fees, and finding that a CFA had been terminated unlawfully
We are pleased to have secured an appeal victory for our client, James Murray,  handed down on 17th December. Sir Andrew Nicol upheld M...
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Solicitor fails in bid to recover costs after terminating CFA

Lack of clear advice was fatal
The High Court has upheld a decision that a solicitor was not entitled to recover costs of £12,600 he said were owing after he terminated a conditiona...
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Gallacher & Gallacher -v- Emerald Law : Solicitors Fees Disallowed Completely

Termination of the retainer was a knee-jerk reaction
Solicitors penalized for 'knee jerk reaction' to terminate CFA retainer – not a termination on reasonable notice CMLF helped us get a big win over our...
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Manjit Gill against Heer Manak Solicitors

Mr.Gill obtained a refund of all fees paid to his former solicitors
We were really pleased to receive this testimonial from Mr.Gill following the successful outcome of his case reported more fully here, in which his fo...
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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.

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