Accepting the recommendations made by Sir Rupert Jackson in his review of civil litigation costs, the Justice Secretary confirmed that, while not abolishing ‘no win, no fee’ agreements, the Government would implement proposals to scrap the rules permitting a successful claimant to recover an uplift on their solicitors’ costs and an "after the event" insurance premium from the losing defendant.
He also announced a consultation on extending the new streamlined claims process to other categories of
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