Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 30 (Sep)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

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

Catchwords

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.

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