News

News

Wilsons Solicitors v Bentine & Official Solicitor [2015] EWCA Civ 1168

Michael Kent QC and Simon J Brown appeared for  the Official Solicitor and a protected party in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning  solicitor/client assessments under the Solicitors Act 1974. The Court overturned the decision of the High Court and accepted the contention of the Official Solicitor that the relevant provisions of the 1974 Act should be give their natural meaning and that contrary authority was per incuriam.  The decision contains detailed discussion as to the convention applicable to the interpretation of consolidating statutes.


Back to News

LATEST NEWS:

About cookies on our website

Our site uses cookies to improve your experience of certain areas of the site. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but as a result parts of the site may not work as intended. To find out more about what cookies are, which cookies we use on this website and how to delete and block cookies, please see our privacy policy page.

Click on the button below to accept the use of cookies on this website (this will prevent the dialogue box from appearing on future visits).