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A person has executed a will the solicitors firm are appointed

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A person has executed a will the solicitors firm are appointed executor of the future estate but they never informed the deceased client of the basis charges nor made reference to it the initial letter of engagement with the deceased.
The estate is only ten thousand and the solicitors now say their fees will be not less than three thousand pounds and if they are removed they will charge three thousand pounds.
Is this matter for Law Society disciplinary department and what do you think will happen if the facts are reported
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alice H replied 3 years ago.
My name isXXXXX and I'm happy to help with your question today. I need to ask you some preliminary questions to be able to help you.

Has the solicitor given a breakdown of their fees?