Presumption trumps doubt in implied retainer case.

In Robinson -v- EMW Law LLP 2018] EWHC 1757 (Ch) Mr Justice Roth found the fact that Mr Robinson could not positively establish there was an implied agreement to pay his solicitors' fees did not leave the matter at large so that the benefit of doubt could be given to the paying party. Mr Robinson … Continue reading Presumption trumps doubt in implied retainer case.

Solicitor LLP acting for itself is not a litigant in person.

Halborg v EMW Law LLP [2017] EWCA Civ 793 This case concerned a costs appeal arising out of a claim for unpaid agency fees by EMW Law LLP against a solicitor in sole practice, Scott Halborg. Master Campbell had summarily assessed EMW’s costs in November 2014 at £17,600 and an appeal was dismissed in May … Continue reading Solicitor LLP acting for itself is not a litigant in person.