What information needs to be served in support of a success fee


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I’ve uploaded an article to the Costs Law Articles Archive section of Legal Costs Central first published in the Solicitors Journal on the issue of what information needs to be served in support of a success fee where the CFA itself is not disclosed.


5 thoughts on “What information needs to be served in support of a success fee


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    Anon on said:

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    The number of opponents also forgetting that these same rules apply when Counsel seeks a success fee is also surprisingly high.


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    annon on said:

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    And also Defendants. And then seek to withdraw the N252 when taken to task. Nice try …


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    Anon on said:

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    I actually had a Solicitor write to me in January and say that the costs practice directions did not apply to barristers. Seriously.


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    Robert Pettitt on said:

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    @ Anon – 32.5(1)(d)? Which expressly mentions solicitors?


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    iknowbest on said:

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    The statement referred to in 32.5(1)(d) is required so as to enable the paying party and the court to determine the level of risk undertaken by the solicitor.

    What risk is taken by the solicitor in a CFA with Counsel?

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