PI developments

PI developments 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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This Practice Note considers the impact of Part 1 of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (AEVA 2018) on the UK’s motor insurance framework, looking at: • The...

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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as driverless cars or...

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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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Dear [insert organisation name] This offer is made pursuant to Part 36 CPR We are instructed to put forward an offer which is made pursuant to Part 36 of the Civil...

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Dear [insert organisation name] This offer is made pursuant to Part 36 CPR We are instructed to put forward an offer which is made pursuant to Part 36 of the Civil...

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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers Dear [insert organisation name] This is a claimant’s offer, made pursuant to CPR Part 36. If the offer is...

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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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Dear [insert organisation name] This offer is made pursuant to Part 36 CPR We are instructed to put forward an offer which is made pursuant to Part 36 of the Civil...

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Dear [insert organisation name] This offer is made pursuant to Part 36 CPR We are instructed to put forward an offer which is made pursuant to Part 36 of the Civil...

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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers Dear [insert organisation name] This is a defendant’s offer, made pursuant to CPR Part 36. If the offer is...

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In order to apply for a fee remission in your case, please complete as much of this questionnaire as you can. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary, indicating...

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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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This case tracker considers case law to date on fundamental dishonesty particularly in the context of the court’s power to dismiss a claim under section 57 of the...

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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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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For offers made prior to this, see Practice Note:...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it explains Part 36 of the CPR as it was in...

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The main aim of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) is to make provision about how offenders are dealt with before and after conviction and to amend the...

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This Practice Note explains the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA’s) requirements regarding personal injury referral arrangements. It reflects the SRA Handbook 2011...

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This Practice Note explains the statutory regime underpinning the personal injury (PI) referral fee ban—the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012...

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This Practice Note is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact personal injury and clinical negligence practitioners during 2020 and beyond. It...

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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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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE FROM 6 APRIL 2015 ONWARDS FOR CLAIMS WHICH HAVE FOLLOWED THE RTA OR EL/PL PROTOCOL AND FROM 7 MAY 2018 ONWARDS FOR...

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