|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 30 (Sep)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Peter Gibson, Brooke and Tuckey LJJ
|Representation||Nicholas Bacon (instructed by Irvings) for the claimant.|
|Peter Ralls QC, David Holland and Philip Punwar (instructed by Costs Advocates Ltd) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||6 September 2002|
Solicitor - Costs - Conditional fee agreement - Success fee uplift - After-the-event (ATE) insurance premium - Personal injury claims - Modest and straightforward claims for personal injuries arising from road traffic accidents - Claimant entering into conditional fee agreement with success uplift - Parties settling all issues save for costs - Costs only proceedings being commenced - Whether success fee recoverable in costs only proceedings - Appropriate level of uplift on costs.