Funding and costs

Funding and costs guidance:

Position pre-1 April 2013 ARCHIVED: After-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums and success fees continue to be recoverable where the policy or CFA was entered into before 1...

Practice Note

Funding The usual mechanisms for funding a clinical negligence claim are: • legal aid/public funding • conditional fee agreement (CFA) • damages-based agreement Various...

Practice Note

Essential contents 1 Client's name, address, date of birth, etc 2 Dates of allegedly negligent treatment 3 Events giving rise to the claim: 3.1 an outline of what...

Precedents

Essential contents 1 Provide requested records and invoice for copying: 1.1 explain if records are incomplete or extensive records are held and ask for further...

Precedents

Introduction The regulations, The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/334, effective from 1 April 2019,...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates for personal injury and clinical negligence matters including: • what a CFA is • the regulatory...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains how the damages-based agreement (DBA) regime operates including: • how DBAs work • the impact of the indemnity principle on recovering costs...

Practice Note

Background The Access to Justice Act 1999 (AJA 1999) established the Legal Services Commission (LSC), the body which came into being on 1 April 2000 to replace the Legal...

Practice Note

To Defendant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Notification Re: [Claimant’s Name, Address, DoB and NHS Number] We have been instructed to act on behalf of...

Precedents

To Claimant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Response [Claimant’s name] v [Defendant’s Name] We have been instructed to act on behalf of [Defendant’s name] in...

Precedents

What is QOCS? Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a claimant’s right to...

Practice Note

This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are interpreting and...

Practice Note

Background As a result of the implementation of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the abolition of legal aid (except in...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For how the conditional fee regime operates after the changes made by the section 44 of the Legal...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. See Practice Notes: Conditional fee agreements—definition and requirements, Types of conditional fee...

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