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Can I change the success fee in a pre-1 April 2013 CFA?

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Published on LexisPSL on 13/12/2013

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  • Can I change the success fee in a pre-1 April 2013 CFA?

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 transitional arrangements, as set out in CPR 48.1. These provide that although the CPR provisions, which dealt with success fees prior to 1 April 2013, have been revoked, they will continue to be relevant for pre-commencement funding arrangements. Pre-commencement funding arrangements are defined in CPR 48.2.

The key issue for practitioners is that while the old provisions apply, they can be subject to modifications made by any practice direction. CPR PD 48 provides practical information in relation to the transitional provisions and sets out the pre-1 April 2013 provisions relevant to such arrangements. However, it does not

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