Beware Dodgy 'No Win, No Fee' Agreements

‘No win, no fee’ agreements or Conditional Fee Agreements have been under increasing amounts of scrutiny in recent years. The regulations that govern the way that the Agreements operate changed on 1 April 2013....

Claimants should seek advice now before funding rules change

The recently reported case of Loizou v Gordon, provides a reminder for all those seeking to make claims, including professional negligence claims, that time is running out before new rules on conditional fee arrangements (CFA...

Are more negligence claims likely?

While members of the public can go direct to any financial advisor for help, solicitors are currently required to refer clients who need financial advice to an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA).  This means someone who...

New legislation will impact anyone making a claim through the courts after April 2013

On 1st April 2013 the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment Act 2012 will come in to force. You may think ‘So what?’ You may not eligible for legal aid, and you may not have committed a crime, nor be waiting to be...