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Does legal aid qualify as a funding arrangement for the purposes of serving a notice of funding?Requirement to serve a notice of fundingPrior to legal...
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23rd Jul
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Damages-based agreements (DBAs)What is a DBA?A damages based agreement (DBA), sometimes referred to using the umbrella term 'contingency fee...
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16th Jul
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Conditional fee agreements—definition and requirementsIf dealing with personal injury cases, see: PI and clinical negligence developments—overview.For...
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Recovery of costs insurance premiumsThis Practice Note considers recovery of liability expenses insurance premiums generally. For an introduction to...
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Precedents
Letter explaining DBA—general litigation or advocacyStandard DBA (general litigation or advocacy)We have discussed various options for funding your...
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13th Jul
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DBA risk assessment—general litigation and advocacyA: General informationMatter referenceClient nameDate of cause of actionType of claim[Insert, eg...
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13th Jul
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CFA risk assessment—general litigation and advocacyA: General informationMatter reference[Insert]Client nameDate of cause of actionType of claim, eg...
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13th Jul
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Letter explaining CFA—conditional fees from 1 April 2013—success fee and insurance premium not recoverable between the partiesStandard CFA (success...
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13th Jul
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Success fee and insurance premiums table—from 1 April 2013This table summarises the following information for different types of claim funded by way...
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13th Jul
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Can I recover the costs associated with entering into a funding agreement?The court’s general discretion to award costsThe court has a general...
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6th Jun
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Does a legal aid certificate have to be formally discharged for a subsequent CFA to be valid?This issue was considered by the Senior Courts Cost...
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6th Jun
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Can I change the success fee in a pre-1 April 2013 CFA?The general position is that CFAs entered into prior to 1 April 2013 are covered by...
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6th Jun
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Legal expenses insurance policy—can a party choose their own lawyer?Legal expenses policies are governed by The Insurance Companies (Legal Expenses...
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6th Jun
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Do I need to notify the court and other parties of changes to a pre-commencement CFA?Requirement to notify changesYou will need to notify the court in...
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5th Jun
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Does a CFA have to include a success fee to be enforceable?What is a CFA?A conditional fee agreement (CFA) is a type of funding agreement which is...
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Can a term be implied into a CFA?There is little authority in this area. The underlying substantive law in relation to implied terms is considered in...
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If a client loses their mental capacity does this invalidate an existing CFA?Where a client has entered into a conditional fee agreement (CFA) and...
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