Legal Considerations “Solicitor’s Lien” on Withdrawal from Representation

The retainer is determined or the client or his new lawyer wants his file, however, the client still owes his previous lawyer for unpaid fees. Does the previous lawyer have to deliver the file can he refuse to deliver the file until his fees are paid? In other words in what circumstances¬†can he assert a “Solicitor’s Lien”? ¬†7:00 – 9:00

Solicitor’s Lien