Kerry Underwood provides an update on getting your client retainer right, including how to avoid challenges under the Solicitors Act 1974, notice of the right to cancel, and explaining the funding agreement
The new electronic bill of costs is here. Claire Green of the Association of Costs Lawyers explains why you shouldn’t panic.
Whether you or your firm do pro bono work or not, it is important to know about pro bono costs, says Toby Brown.
Kerry Underwood dissects two recent judgments that could have significant implications for third party funders.
A European court has ruled that a legal expenses insurer’s terms and conditions were incompatible with the Solvency II Directive, and that the claimant had a free choice of lawyer under a contract of legal expense insurance. Kerry Underwood’s response? Don’t take no for an answer from BTE insurers.
A voluntary capped costs pilot runs from 14 January 2019 for two years in certain business and property courts for cases valued up to £250,000.