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    • Mancunian
    • By Mancunian 20th Jun 13, 10:39 PM
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    Mancunian
    www.the-legal-company.co.uk / Milton Firman - Experiences?
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    • 20th Jun 13, 10:39 PM
    www.the-legal-company.co.uk / Milton Firman - Experiences? 20th Jun 13 at 10:39 PM
    Was looking at getting some legal help and came accross 'The Legal Company' at the top of google- a sponsored link I think.

    Initially things seems ok but the more I read it it just didn't seem right.

    Eventually I spoke to a man called Milton Firman who was sympathetic and helpful and after a day or so said he thought their was a good chance of me having a case.

    The next communication was asking for 155 up front to have a senior barrister peruse it!

    Anyone any good or bad experiences of this company or Milton Firman?
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  • jtsuper
    • #2
    • 21st Jun 13, 12:41 PM
    milton firman - the legal company
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    • 21st Jun 13, 12:41 PM
    It's almost a year now since the judgement on that little 5 inch vase.

    It cost me........ everything.

    Family - torn .health - awaiting an operation for hemorrhaging daily for a year .career - at times too ill.home of 25 years - on right move - reduced by 21,000 for a quick sale I will then live in a camper as I have nothing of value left and no money .

    Almost a year on

    Friends advise me to go bankrupt - but all my bills are up to date bar this impossible litigation bill 78.000 her legal aid bill and my own defence 25,000 as I had an asset in my home and did not qualify for legal aid.

    Most sadly of all.........................my appeal solicitor turned out to be a hoax! - Milton Firman - The Legal Company - Manchester.- he took 50 a week off me - which I could ill afford - for "expenses" and made a lot of empty promises,about "trying to find a barrister" willing to take on the appeal.he changed addresses 3 times in the 9 months of dealing with him.,he never replied to the oppositions letters ,then in May .when he accompanied me to the Rhyl Court for the charge to be put on my mortgage ( and also a daily "compound interest since" November 2011 !!!!) he acted as a ....."Mckenzie friend" ?? after appro 800 emails chasing the appeal with him and pleading with him to fill out the pro bono forms ,I have stopped paying him.I am not sure if there is one? /was ever one? he has a lot of my my personal property relating to the case and I am about to report him to the Police so I can help prevent him taking advantage of anyone else.

    Is there anything else I should do?

    I went to Citizens Advice and they said they could not help - only when I am ready to go bankrupt - it costs 600 !! and then they can then help me fill out the forms!they gave me a leaflet on rogue traders.

    My local MP was sympathetic but unhelpful - suggested more legal advise but I have no more money!

    Legal aid - closed the file on Mrs Galloway in May and are sorry that they forgot to inform me!! How could this litigatious person who admitted on the stand of being asset rich have qualified just because she is a pensioner?

    Granny and Steve the father of my children live only 3 miles from my home and drive by several times a day in their new cars , they have holidayed extensively with my youngest child Phoebe(on her GCSE year and needing a secure home .lives with them - Sophie,moved into a permanent setting with her boyfriend boxing day and bought a set of collectors plates on her Birthday in February with money off Granny (we have not spoke since then) my son Oli a Doctor is still furious I have lost him his inheritance - our home and refuses to have anything to do with me.

    It is so very sad that they would not consider putting the money into trust for them as I had pleaded at the very beginning.

    I have no idea what the future holds at all.

    I really hope the cottage would sell so that I can begin again.

    I just thought I would keep you posted and see if you where able to highlight the sale/Milton Firman?

    With my Thanks and Best Wishes,
    • Coopdivi
    • By Coopdivi 21st Jun 13, 9:03 PM
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    • 21st Jun 13, 9:03 PM
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    • 21st Jun 13, 9:03 PM
    According to this website Milton Firman 'holds two current appointments, has resigned from eight companies and held appointments at twenty seven dissolved companies.'

    http://companycheck.co.uk/director/910091387#anchor-resigned-06846712

    Additionally this PDF says that Milton Firman was struck off the Roll of Solicitors in 2006.

    http://www.solicitorstribunal.org.uk/Content/documents/9283-2005%20-%20Firman.pdf
    • keyser666
    • By keyser666 22nd Jun 13, 7:17 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 7:17 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 7:17 AM
    Based on Coopdivi posted I would be going to the police with this.
  • Apples2
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 7:41 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 7:41 AM
    I like the vase story, no idea what it was about but this Milton dude, a vase and a cottage was involved. Great literature.
    • keyser666
    • By keyser666 22nd Jun 13, 8:29 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 8:29 AM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 8:29 AM
    Apples, the story centres around this:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2069602/Curse-Qianlong-vase-The-500-000-antique-sparked-family-feud-left-seller-facing-financial-ruin.html

    Feel for you Andrea, really do
    • Mancunian
    • By Mancunian 22nd Jun 13, 1:34 PM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 1:34 PM
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    • 22nd Jun 13, 1:34 PM
    Looks like he referred to himself as 'Mckenzie friend' cos he is struck off and couldn't say he was a solicitor?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKenzie_friend
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    • Mancunian
    • By Mancunian 12th Sep 13, 9:30 AM
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    • 12th Sep 13, 9:30 AM
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    • 12th Sep 13, 9:30 AM
    Anyone else had any dealings?

    Looks like a clever scam, especially because it involves vulnerable and desperate people
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  • Durbz
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    • 6th Feb 14, 10:19 PM
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    • 6th Feb 14, 10:19 PM
    HI, I have spoken to the-legal-company today seeking advice on a matter and The person I spoke to referred to himself as Steven Hilton.

    Should I avoid this company entirely?
    • wealdroam
    • By wealdroam 7th Feb 14, 1:14 AM
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    wealdroam
    HI, I have spoken to the-legal-company today seeking advice on a matter and The person I spoke to referred to himself as Steven Hilton.

    Should I avoid this company entirely?
    Originally posted by Durbz
    What did you discover from reading the posts above yours?

    Did you sort of perhaps pick up any vibes that maybe this firm wasn't the best place to spend your money?

    Whether you avoid the company or not is entirely up to you.
  • nickie1234
    Milton Firman Feedback.
    i am currently trying too get as much feedback as possible on this milton, i am trying to bring him down and put a stop to everything he has done! me and my family have been a victim too what he is like i only wish we had researched him before he took money from us!
    any feedback that anyone has on him please get in touch through private mail or reply too this please
    thank you
    • keyser666
    • By keyser666 12th Mar 14, 10:56 AM
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    i am currently trying too get as much feedback as possible on this milton, i am trying to bring him down and put a stop to everything he has done! me and my family have been a victim too what he is like i only wish we had researched him before he took money from us!
    any feedback that anyone has on him please get in touch through private mail or reply too this please
    thank you
    Originally posted by nickie1234
    What happened in your case Nickie? And how recent?
  • nickie1234
    What happened in your case Nickie? And how recent?
    Originally posted by keyser666
    i think ive done this right so im hoping you can see this reply, and its still happening with him, we have only just found out what he is really like after all the false hope he has been giving us.
    my dad was sent too prison for something he has not done and milton was going to help us appeal against it,
    he has messed up all of the appeal and he has sent the papers to wrong courts claiming he has done it all right, given us false hope, saying he has sent us stuff when he hasnt, not replying to emails, not answering his phone, not accepting my dads phone calls from the prison, and more!
    also taking money off us which he new we was struggling to pay him
  • roypool
    The Legal Company
    Add be to the list of people he has fleeced, Jan 2014. He was calling himself Steve Hilton. Good luck with your campaign
    • keyser666
    • By keyser666 14th Mar 14, 9:33 PM
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    i think ive done this right so im hoping you can see this reply, and its still happening with him, we have only just found out what he is really like after all the false hope he has been giving us.
    my dad was sent too prison for something he has not done and milton was going to help us appeal against it,
    he has messed up all of the appeal and he has sent the papers to wrong courts claiming he has done it all right, given us false hope, saying he has sent us stuff when he hasnt, not replying to emails, not answering his phone, not accepting my dads phone calls from the prison, and more!
    also taking money off us which he new we was struggling to pay him
    Originally posted by nickie1234
    Well in that case instruct a new solicitor and fill out the legal aid forms to see if he is entitled to legal aid. I would say he is now as he is imprisoned and will pass the test.

    There is a timescale for lodging an appeal, no doubt this has been surpassed. In England and Wales:

    Magistrates Court Sentence = 21 days to from sentence
    Crown Court Sentence = 28 Days from sentence

    If you are appealing the conviction:

    Magistrates = 21 Days
    Crown = 28 days from the conviction date

    If these have no passed you will need to do it with extenuating circumstances, Milton Forman being the circumstances.

    Get onto a solicitor straight away, apologies I or others did not see this sooner bearing in mind there are time constraints
  • susansays
    I think I've sent you a private message about this rogue, I hope so, I'm a newbie and was trying to comment. Milton Firman just ripped me off for 250 quid. Thank you to all here, I feel like I've escaped by the skin of my teeth, it could have been a whole lot more. That poor vase lady and that lass Nickie. It's terrible.
  • susansays
    Milton Firman just ripped me off for 250 quid- could have been a lot worse if I hadn't seen these posts. I'm fighting the council over a planning issue- on behalf of a small residents group in the inner city. I'd be happy to join any group/class action to seek redress. What he did to that vase lady and that lass Nikki is disgusting.
  • susansays
    For anyone on here seeking Milton Firman to represent them in any court in the UK I am at present working on bringing this man to Justice. I am hoping that he will not get away with taking anyone else's money for a service he has no right to provide. He is a fraudster and has been struck off from practicing law in anyway by the law society and has been since 2006, if anyone is in contact with this man do not give him any more of your hard earned money he is not what he seems
    Originally posted by allyhall
    I have had a recent encounter with him if you want info for your action.
  • nickie1234
    internet!!!
    my internet has been down for some time! ive only just manged too get back on too see all your replys, thank you everyone for your replys and your support! everything your saying is helping more and more, ive recently been in touch with the legal ombudsman and im currently following the steps through that, again thank you everyone!
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 9th Apr 14, 7:38 PM
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    Oh my, he has run a lot of companies. He's currently on the board of " the dream pub company limited"
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