Awwad v Geraghty and Company: CA 8 Sep 1997

The court considered an application for leave to appeal as to whether a litigation agreement was champertous and void.


Nourse, Evans LJJ


[1997] EWCA Civ 2334, [2001] QB 570


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedDe Crittenden v Bayliss CA 17-Jan-2002
The defendant appealed a judgment saying the arrangement under which the plaintiff had conducted the litigation was champertous.
Held: The appeal failed. ‘[A]lthough some of what Mr De Crittenden did could be described as ‘solicitors work’, . .
See AlsoGeraghty and Co v Awwad and Another CA 25-Nov-1999
The court considered an assertion that a contract for fee sharing with a solicitors firm was unenforceable being in breach of the Solicitors Practice Rules.
Held: The court refused to follow Thai Trading. There should no longer be any common . .
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