They can put any timescale on they like.
However, it must be reasonable.
I would reply to their letter telling
them not to contact you except in writing or, you will refer the matter to the
police under the Protection from Harassment Act.
Tell them that you will also make a
formal complaint to the Legal Complaints Service at the Solicitors Regulation
Authority if they continue to harass you
in this way and make unreasonable demands.
Tell them to tell their client to stop
contacting you directly and tell them that you will report their clients to the
Tell them that you will reply to their
letter within 14 days. Then reply, within the 14 days.
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