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Having not had a detailed account for some time we, repeatedly

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Having not had a detailed account for some time we, repeatedly over approximately 12 months, requested an account for routine legal support, about Wills, Trusts etc. The result was an invoice covering the year 2000 to date, but itemised only for the last 18 months. I have receipts for fees paid to 2005. How many years retrospectively, can the solicitor charge for? is there a time limit, similar to income tax time limit, such a six years? If not should he provide a fully itemised account relating to meetings, correspondence and any background work on family trusts etc to justify the costs?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : A solciotor can only chagre for work for the last 6 years so up to 26th September 2008
Alex Watts : Anyhing older is not recoverable
Alex Watts : Yes you should be entitled to ask for a detailed work print.
Alex Watts : If you do not get that you do not have to pay that portion
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
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