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We have discussed various options for funding your costs, such as:
legal expense insurance, eg under your house or car insurance
via a trade union or other membership organisation
by a third party funding agreement
by legal aid
[add any other method you may have discussed]
It appears that none of these options is available or suitable and we have therefore agreed to act on a damages-based agreement or ‘DBA’.
A DBA is a type of no-win-no-fee agreement. The agreement itself is enclosed with this letter and it relates to [state what the DBA covers, eg your claim for damages for personal injury arising out of a road accident on 1 April 2013]. We are satisfied that the DBA is suitable for your needs and takes account of your best interests.
The table below shows what you will be liable to pay if you win your case and whether you can claim those costs from your opponent.
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