There is no onus on the firm with
the charge to chase for payment or send reminders.
I assume that this was not as a
result of any judgement because of it was, interest may not accrue.
Assuming it was not as a result
of any judgement it is relatively easy to resolve.
The solicitor should write to
whoever has the charge simply asking for a redemption statement detailing how
much is required to repay.
This seems to have got tied up
with the retirement of the solicitor.
I would write to the senior
partner of the firm making a formal complaint because clearly, nothing has
happened with this for a year. I would give him seven days to reply and to be
does not reply, I would refer the matter to the Legal Complaints Service the
Solicitors Regulation Authority. They will make the solicitor reply.
Meanwhile, you can either
instruct other solicitors, write to the company yourself and tell them that
these solicitors are no longer acting for you and they should deal with you
directly or, wait for your existing solicitors to reply.
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