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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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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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Another one of our cases makes the National Legal Press

Court orders solicitors to deliver a fresh bill to Andy Erlam
We are pleased that the case in which we represent Andy Erlam against his former solicitors Richard Slade and Company Plc has made the Law Societ...
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Darren Couzens -v- R J Gill Solicitors : refund of £480 success fee following a "Public Liability" accident claim in 2014

It is not only Road Traffic Accident cases in which success fee refunds are available
A "public liability" claim usually refers to the following types of accident claim - Slips, trips and falls caused by potholes, dangerous footpaths an...
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