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It’s not just the amount of the solicitor’s fees that a court can reduce. Court uses its powers under the Solicitors Act 1974 to disallows a barrister’s fee of £18k inc VAT, and the entirety of a bill of £17,100

Counsel's fee of £18k inc VAT disallowed

Murray & Anor v Richard Slade and Company Ltd [2021] EWHC B3 (Costs) (29 January 2021) Link to full judgment https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/...

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James Murray v Richard Slade & Company Ltd : Court uses its powers under the Solicitors Act 1974 to disallow a barrister’s fee of £18k inc VAT, and the entirety of a bill of £17,100

Counsel's fees of £18,000 inc VAT disallowed from the bill

We are pleased to have represented the successful claimants in this case, in which judgment was handed down today. Further comment to follow.  Do...

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Have you been charged for "Unusual" Items by your solicitor?

.....in order to come within 46.9(3)(c), it seems to me that the defendant must specifically point to the unusual aspect and give specific advice upon...

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