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SDT condemns Asons for “disgraceful” client letters - Legal Futures

https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/sdt-condemns-asons-for-disgraceful-client-letters
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has described letters sent to clients by failed Bolton law firm Asons as “disgraceful” and “self-serving”.
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Regime for challenging legal bills may need reform – judge | News | Law Society Gazette

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/regime-for-challenging-legal-bills-may-need-reform--judge/5066801.article
‘Byzantine’ Solicitors Act fails to give clarity to clients of law firms on precisely how and when they can query what they are charged.
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Senior Costs Judge flags concern over PI solicitors' standard 100% success fee - Litigation Futures

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Master Gordon-Saker, the Senior Costs Judge, speaking at the Civil Justice Council seminar on the government’s post-implementation review of part 2 of...
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Harvey and Others -v- Scott Rees & Co : 70% of sums deducted by the Solicitors refunded

...it would be wrong, in my view, for Scott Rees to rely upon whatever deficiencies there are in their own accounting system in order to prolong the p...
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Solicitor lies to client about an Advocate's fee and Pockets the Difference

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/tribunals-urged-to-collect-data-on-dishonest-immigration-practitioners/5066734.article
An immigration solicitor told a client an advocate's fee was five times higher than it really was and pocketed the difference in an 'appalling case' h...
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