Radical shake-up of no-win, no-fee system planned

Source: on 2010-01-15 10:10:00

A landmark review of the costs of civil litigation has recommended radical reforms to the structure of "no-win, no-fee agreements" and an end to "ambulance-chasing" firms selling personal injury claims to lawyers for a fee. In the review, designed to promote access to justice at proportionate cost, Court of Appeal judge Lord Justice Jackson said conditional fee agreements (of which no win, no fee agreements are the most common type) ...

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