KU (A Child) v Liverpool City Council: CA 27 Apr 2005

The solicitor appealed an order which made the success fee payable different at diferent stages of the court action.
Held: The court had no power to make such an order. To the extent that the CPR might suggest otherwise they were wrong.
Brooke VP CA, Rix, Dyson LJJ
[2005] 1 WLR 2657, Times 16-May-2005, [2005] EWCA Civ 475, [2005] 4 Costs LR 600
Bailii
Civil Procedure Rules 44.8(2), Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 58, Conditional Fee Agreements Regulations 2000 (2000 No 602)
England and Wales
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Updated: 05 September 2021; Ref: scu.224477