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Costs & funding guidance:

This Practice Note provides guidance on the most common types of funding. It is not the intention to give a full explanation of the legal and regulatory requirements for...

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This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates after 1 April 2013, including: • what a conditional fee agreement (CFA) is • the regulatory...

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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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You must treat clients fairly and ensure you achieve this outcome in all your dealings regarding costs. This practice note explains the regulatory requirements that you...

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

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This Practice Note explains how the damages-based agreement (DBA) regime operates for employment tribunal matters, including: • how DBAs work • enforceability issues •...

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This Practice Note explains how the damages-based agreement (DBA) regime operates for general litigation or advocacy matters, including: • how DBAs work • the impact of...

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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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From 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 replace the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling)...

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This Practice Note deals with regulatory requirements and practical issues regarding the form and content of a final bill of costs to a client. It does not relate to...

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Failure to provide adequate costs estimates is one of the most common causes of client complaints and disciplinary action by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)....

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You must treat clients fairly and ensure you achieve this outcome in all your dealings regarding costs. This practice note explains the regulatory...

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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to introductions and instructions to third parties. For more detailed...

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From 6 December 2018, law firms must publish information on their website on the prices they charge and what these cover. This does not apply to all legal services, but...

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This table summarises the following information for different types of claim funded by way of a conditional fee agreement: • the maximum success fee you can charge, as a...

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