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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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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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 both in the context of the loss of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) and under section 57 of...

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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...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it explains Part 36 of the CPR as it was in...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

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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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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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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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THIS PRACTICE NOTE DEALS WITH PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE FROM 1 APRIL 2013. FOR CLAIM NOTIFICATION FORMS SENT ON OR AFTER 6 APRIL 2015, PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST VERSION OF...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Employers' Liability and Public Liability Claims (the protocol) applies to claims valued up...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE AS AT 30 APRIL 2013 ONWARDS The revised pre-action protocol for low value personal injury claims in road traffic...

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THIS PRE-ACTION PROTOCOL CAME INTO FORCE ON 6 APRIL 2015. To view a copy of The pre-action personal injury protocol—pre-6 April 2015, see Practice Note: The pre-action...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Resolution of Package Travel Claims (the Package Travel Protocol) applies to claims valued up to £25,000 where no letter of claim has been...

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For the pre 6 April 2015 version, see Practice Note: The Pre-Action Protocol for the Resolution of Clinical Disputes—pre-6 April 2015 [Archived]. Background When the...

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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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This Practice Note considers the case law on fundamental dishonesty both in the context of the loss of Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) and under section 57 of the...

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