Dominic Regan, the Association of Costs Lawyers’ new special adviser, in an article about to appear in the New Law Journal, will suggest that those opposing the introduction of a ban on referral fees are making a mistake. Some solution is required to excessive costs in RTA claims and the alternative might well be an increase in the small claim track to £5,000. In Dominic’s words: “No costs, no referral fees and, oh yes, no solicitors. Is that what they want? It is what they might get”.