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Erlam v Edmonds Marshall McMahon Limited : Court finds entitlement to assessment of what the solicitors had argued were "interim statute bills" and therefore out of time for assessment

We are really pleased to be able to publish the approved transcript of this judgment, given by Master Brown in the Senior Courts Costs Office in&...

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Just because your solicitors say it is too late to challenge their bill, don’t take their word for it

The solicitors argued that the client was largely out of time to challenge bills

Masters v Charles Fussell & Co LLP [2021] EWHC B1 (Costs) (11 January 2021) See the full judgment here https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Costs/...

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Zulfikar Masters v Charles Fussell & Co LLP : Entitlement to assessment of "interim bills" totalling £930,000

Reaffirming the principle that

Checkmylegalfees acted for the Claimant in establishing, in a judgment handed down on 11th January 2021, entitlement to assessment of just under ...

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Updated guidance from the Legal Ombudsman as to its approach to complaints about legal fees

How the Legal Ombudsman approaches fees complaints

One of the major areas for complaint is overall service cost. We don't do detailed cost analysis, but if a complainant wants a detailed forensic bill ...

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Robin Stewart -v- HCC Solicitors, SCCO (Master Rowley) 17/10/17 - Solicitors' Bill reduced from £130k to £76k

The case demonstrates that, from a client's perspective, time for assessment has not expired simply because their solicitors say it is so. It is also ...

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