An agreement to pay a fixed sum in relation to work already done was not a contentious business agreement

contentious business agreement

An agreement to pay a fixed sum in relation to work already done was not a Contentious Business Agreement as defined by s59 Solicitors Act 1974 and was a bar to remedies sought by the claimant, namely an assessment of the bills caught by it.

WHITAKER v RICHARD SLADE & COMPANY PLC [2018] EWHC B17 (COSTS)