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Gill -v- Heer Manak : termination of retainer by solicitors without reasonable notice results in no entitlement to charge

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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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Our Mark Carlisle writes in the Law Society Gazette

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/comment-and-opinion/why-we-must-root-out-client-overcharging/5064220.article
PI solicitors who simply ignore the contractual terms of business and simply deduct 25% of damages come what may must be brought to account.
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Boodia and Boodia -v- Richard Slade & Co, SCCO, Master James 17/03/17

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Can bills that are final for the period that they cover only insofar as they relate to profit costs (with express provision for disbursements incurred...
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Don't Fully Understand your Solicitors' Terms of Business? Don't Worry.....You're Not Alone

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/care-letters-make-clients-feel-stupid-says-watchdog/5058596.article
The Legal Services Consumer Panel published research yesterday concluding that improvements were needed to the way in which solicitors communicated th...
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