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Sawyer v Dorians Solicitors Limited - £15,000 refund

"The maths just didn't add up" - Jason Sawyer
A clear demonstration of the importance of a client seeking clarity as to whether or not they have been fairly charged for legal fees  ...
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McGrane v Russell Worth Limited - £1,400 refund for former client of Plymouth Personal Injury Firm

Refund used towards a Florida holiday
I'm very satisfied with the service that I received from Checkmylegalfees.com. Now that I have obtained my refund I have promised my children that we ...
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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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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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Mr.B v Oakwood Solicitors Limited : refund of more than £4,000

Too much was deducted from compensation following a stress at work claim
This is an important decision as it shows that the concept of fiduciary duty in the context of legal fees is being more fully recognised. It is the fi...
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