Trusts and Estates

Beneficiaries assessment of costs under the Solicitors Act

Kenig v Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP [2024] EWCA Civ 15

Beneficiaries are often unhappy about the extent to which an estate or trust fund has been eroded by legal costs. That unhappiness is frequently exacerbated where the beneficiaries are not themselves also the personal representatives (PRs) or trustees, and therefore are not in a position to directly challenge the level of costs with the solicitors who have incurred them, because they are not the clients of those solicitors.

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