WHAT GROUNDS CAN I USE TO CHALLENGE MY SOLICITOR'S BILL?

Answer: There are many potential reasons for challenging the Bill but here are some examples:
a. The solicitor has charged me too much
b. The solicitor did not keep me updated as the case went along.
c. The solicitor charged me more as an hourly rate than he had originally told me.
d. The solicitor was negligent in his advise and now wants to charge me for it.
e. I did not receive a Client Care letter and therefore had no idea what I was being charged
f. The solicitor had no authority from me to carry out certain work.
g. His 'success fee' was disproportionate to the risk the solicitor was taking.
h. The solicitor's practice duplicated work when various solicitors took over the matter.
i. I was charged for a solicitor but it was a junior who did most of the work.

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