UK Contigency Fees: a good look?

Bolt Burdon Solicitors v Aijaz Tariq Azeem Tariq Amees Tariq [2016] EWHC 811 (QB) This is a claim by solicitors for professional fees under a Contingency Fee Agreement entered into with their clients, the defendants, in respect of non-contentious business in...

Proportionate costs in England & Wales

Group Seven Ltd v Nasir & Ors [2016] EWHC 620 (Ch) (21 March 2016) The aggregate of the budgeted costs for Group Seven and ETS is £5,053,176. That seems to me to a disproportionate sum in relation to a claim for £7.08 million. As against that, counsel for Group...