Barker v St Quintin, Esq: 22 Jan 1844

A solicitor’s the equitable lien operates by way of security or charge.
Baron Parke said: ‘The lien which an attorney is said to have on a judgment (which is, perhaps, an incorrect expression) is merely a claim to the equitable interference of the Court to have that judgment held as a security for his debt.’
Baron Parke
[1844] EngR 134, (1844) 12 M and W 441, (1844) 152 ER 1270
England and Wales
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CitedGavin Edmondson Solicitors Ltd v Haven Insurance Company Ltd SC 18-Apr-2018
The court was asked as to use of the solicitor’s equitable lien, whereby equity provided security for the recovery by solicitors of their agreed charges for the successful conduct of litigation, out of the fruits of that litigation. It is a . .

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Updated: 18 July 2021; Ref: scu.304726