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Ash, Solicitor
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I was awarded injury compensation last May and the money sent

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I was awarded injury compensation last May and the money sent to my lawyer. I am still waiting for him to pay me £18.000 pounds. Is it legal for him not to pay me by this time and if so why?
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

Can you confirm it has been awarded by the court or an agreement reached between the parties please?

Customer: Agreed by the court
Customer: Sorry should have said in July 2013
Alex Watts :

No they should not keep hold of it for no reason.

Alex Watts :

You should write to the firm and make a complaint. There will be one of the partners that deal with complaints and you should write to them.

Alex Watts :

If that does not resolve the matter your next step is to the Legal Ombudsman. They offer a free, independent service and can examine your complaint at:

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer: Thank you very much. I really like this solicitor which is why I have left things so long. I will write and complain. Hopefully that will resolve this matter and I can move on.
Alex Watts :

Indeed. Good luck.

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