Rees and Another v Gateley Wareing (A Firm) and Another: ChD 3 Dec 2013

Various defined issues in relation to a contingency fee agreement entered into by a firm of solicitors with their clients. In summary, the issues relate to the interpretation and application of the agreement and its enforceability, having regard to section 58 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990, Rule 8 of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules 1990 and the common law rules as to champerty.

Mr Justice Morgan
[2013] EWHC 3708 (Ch), [2014] 2 Costs LO 210, [2013] 50 EG 103
Bailii
Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 58
England and Wales

Legal Professions, Costs

Updated: 09 January 2022; Ref: scu.518583