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Just to be clear you are not the client, you were a witness?What did the SRA/Ombudsman say?What loss have you suffered?
What loss have you suffered?
You need to write and set out your losses and request a refund of this £145k within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not refund you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim so you will not need legal representation. Over this value you would need representation for trial.
As its over £145,000 then you would need representation. Costs are likely to be around £50,000 to take it to trial for you. If you lose you would be liable for the costs of the other side.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
You can try and a find a Solicitor - you can claim a nominal sum for stress and upset. But you cant claim for son being put a risk as there was no loss.
But even if you get a mo win no fee, if you lose you would be liable for costs of the other side.
Can I clarify anything else? Alex
Yes. But you never get 100% of costs back, usually 75%Does that clarify? Alex
Yes most High Street Solicitors. You cant be legally stopped talking about it no.
Does that clarify? Alex