Solicitors Act, 1954

Costs not recoverable where solicitor acts while not qualified to practise.

57.—(1) Where a solicitor acts as a solicitor while he is not a solicitor qualified to practise, costs in respect of anything done by such solicitor so acting shall not be recoverable in any action, suit or matter by such solicitor or any person claiming through or under him.

(2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section shall affect any indemnity which a client of a solicitor has under an order of any court in respect of costs awarded under the order, to the extent (if any) to which the client may have paid such costs to the solicitor at the date of the order.