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The Law Society Gazette recognises the rights of our clients to question their legal fees

PI firms must answer this: if injured claimants deserved access to justice for one grievance, why should they be denied access when they want to pursu...
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Swain -v- JC & A Solicitors : The Law Society Gazette reports on the case that featured here on 31st January

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/court-rules-clients-can-see-files-in-latest-costs-challenge/5064630.article
Judgment comes after firm charged £250 an hour for work on a claim where liability was not disputed.
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Swain -v- JC & A Solicitors, SCCO (Master Brown) 31/01/18 - Jurisdiction to Order deliver copies of documents under s.68 Solicitors Act 1974

​Our director Mark Carlisle appeared as advocate for JG Solicitors of Leeds in the most recent in a line of cases considering whether the court h...
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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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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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We are a team of legal costs experts with over 60 years' experience.

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.

We are not part of a firm of solicitors and are therefore entirely independent.