Personal injury client disclosure wording—1 April 2013 onwards
Personal injury client disclosure wording—1 April 2013 onwards

The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Personal injury client disclosure wording—1 April 2013 onwards
  • Option 1: Payments made to independent claims management company
  • Option 2: Solicitors joint marketing scheme
  • Option 3: Payments made to marketing company
  • Option 4: Payments made to independent introducer as consideration for services other than marketing/advertising
  • Option 5: Fees to be shared with a consultant lawyer

Option 1: Payments made to independent claims management company

Your matter was referred to us by [insert name of introducer], which is a claims management company.

We are required to inform you that [insert name of introducer] has a financial interest in referring you to us, because we make payments to [insert name of introducer] for [advertising, operating a call centre and vetting potential claims]. The amount we pay depends on the actual cost of the advertising/marketing but is generally in the region of £[insert range] for each potential client referred to us.

We will not allow our arrangements with [insert name of introducer] to interfere with our commitment to:

  1. treat you fairly

  2. protect your best interests in all of our dealings with you

  3. give you independent advice and not allow others to influence that advice

If you have any queries or concerns about our arrangements with [insert name of introducer], please do not hesitate to contact us.