- Thursday, 13 September 2012
So here we are, less than seven months from implementation of the Jackson reforms and the RTA portal extension, and there is an awful lot we still don’t know. We thought that at least the 10% increase in damages was settled – certainly the country’s top judges did. But as we reported last week, they’ve effectively had to admit they acted hastily in deciding as they did by taking the unprecedented (well, nobody I’ve asked has seen this happen before) step of reopening the Court of Appeal ruling in Simmons v Castle.
Tags: contingency fees, damages, damages-based agreements, Jackson report, OFR, outcomes-focused regulation, proportionality, QOCS, qualified one-way costs-shifting, referral fees, RTA portal
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