- Friday, 24 October 2014
Lord Justice Jackson this week called for an end to the indemnity principle and for lawyers to lobby the government on the need for hybrid damages-based agreements (DBAs).
Tags: damages-based agreements, DBA, indemnity principle
Posted in DBAs, Jackson reforms, News, Third party
- Monday, 12 November 2012
The effect of the cancellation of contracts regulations on conditional fee agreements (CFAs) is to be tested following a county court ruling that struck down the CFA. There have long been fears about the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work etc Regulations 2008.
Tags: CFA, conditional fee agreements, indemnity principle
Posted in ATE/CFA, News
- Thursday, 1 November 2012
The Senior Court Costs Office is “gearing up for Costs War 2” as it is unlikely the Jackson reforms will go smoothly, one of the SCCO’s judges said yesterday. Master Haworth also predicted that there is little prospect of damages-based agreements being used in low-value cases.
Tags: costs management, damages-based agreements, indemnity principle, Jackson report
Posted in DBAs, Jackson reforms, News