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High Court: no “windfall” in allowing barrister to claim fast-track trial advocacy fee

Allowing a claimant’s barrister to recover a trial advocacy fee in a fast-track personal injury case, settled on the morning of the hearing, “hardly amounts to a windfall”, a High Court judge has said. There was no authority on whether the fee could be claimed where a case settled on the day of a trial, but before it had actually started.

May 3rd, 2016 | No Comments »

Jackson has improved access to justice, says Parker

Andrew Parker, the former president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers who was one of Lord Justice Jackson’s assessors, claimed this week that “despite the dire warnings”, the Jackson reforms have actually improved access to justice.

December 4th, 2014 | 1 Comment »