- April 20, 2016
Contingency fees: rare High Court guidance with implications for DBAs?
Contingency fee agreements arise where the solicitor agrees with the client to be paid a percentage share of any damages, rather than being paid on an hourly rate basis (whether conditional or not). They have long been lawful in non-contentious business, and have been permitted in contentious business since the introduction of the Damages Based Agreement Regulations … Continue reading Contingency fees: rare High Court guidance with implications for DBAs? →
- May 28, 2015
Budgeting and indemnity costs
Costs budgeting, or rather costs and case management to give it its formal title, has been one of the most contentious and hotly debated aspects of the Jackson reforms. That debate continues, most recently with Lord Justice Jackson’s lecture on the subject on 13 May 2015 and with the setting up of the sub-committee of … Continue reading Budgeting and indemnity costs →