PI specific costs

PI specific 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...

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A: General information Matter reference Client name Date of cause of action Type of claim, eg RTA, employer’s liability, clinical negligence Brief description of claim B:...

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

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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...

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A: General information Matter reference Client name Date of cause of action Type of claim, eg employer’s liability, clinical negligence Brief description of claim B: The...

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Introduction Court and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions, now branded 'help with fees', may...

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Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury (employers' liability and public liability) claims The protocol applies to all claims where: • either the case is an...

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Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents The protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA) claims: • where the claim...

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Standard CFA (success fee and costs insurance premium not recoverable inter partes) We have discussed various options for funding your costs, such as: • legal expense...

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CFA in diffuse mesothelioma proceedings We have discussed various options for funding your costs, such as: • legal expense insurance, eg under your house or car insurance...

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Standard CFA (success fee and costs insurance premium not recoverable inter partes) We have discussed various options for funding your costs, such as: • legal expense...

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Standard DBA (personal injury and clinical negligence) We have discussed various options for funding your costs, such as: • legal expense insurance, eg under your house...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering package holiday claims. For guidance, see Practice...

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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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