Piper Double Glazing Ltd v D.C. Contracts (A Firm)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1994
Year1994
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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22 cases
  • Agassi v Robinson (Inspector of Taxes) (No. 2)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 2 December 2005
    ...any analysis of what "acting as a solicitor" means. The issue arose more recently in the context of an arbitration in Piper Double Glazing Ltd v DC Contracts [1994] 1 WLR 777. The claimant, who was represented by a claims consultant, was successful in arbitrations and was awarded costs. On ......
  • Agassi v Robinson (Inspector of Taxes)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 2 December 2005
    ...ChorleyELR (1884) 13 QBD 872 Louis, Re, ex parte Incorporated Law SocietyELR (1891) 1 QB 649 Piper Double Glazing Ltd v DC ContractsWLR [1994] 1 WLR 777 Pomeroy & Tanner, ReELR [1897] 1 Ch 284 Powell v ElyUNK (unreported, 19 May 1980, Divisional Court) R v Legal Aid Board, ex parte BruceWLR......
  • Alan Douglas Miller V. The Council Of The Law Society Of Sotland
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 15 December 1999
    ...whether solicitor/reporters were practising as solicitors. He referred first to Piper Double Glazing Ltd v DC Contracts (1992) Ltd [1994] 1 All ER 177. In that case it was held that the prohibition in section 25(1) of the Solicitors Act 1974 against the recovery of costs in respect of anyth......
  • Kanat Shaikhanovich Assaubayev and Others (Claimants v Michael Wilson & Partners, Ltd (Defendant
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 21 March 2014
    ...itself as "claims consultants", had acted for the successful party in two building arbitrations. Potter J's judgment, reported at [1994] 1 WLR 777, dealt with two preliminary issues. Only the first of these is relevant for present purposes. It asked: Where in an arbitration conducted in En......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Legal Profession
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2008, December 2008
    • 1 December 2008
    ...the doing of acts by a person pretending or holding himself out to be a solicitor: see Piper Double Glazing Ltd v DC Contracts (1992) Ltd[1994] 1 WLR 777. In Singapore, however, a wider test is applied which is derived from the judgment of Cussen J in a Victoria case, Re Sanderson, ex p Law......

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