Government says yes to referral fees

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The decision followed a report from the Legal Services Board advising this course of action. However it went against the advice of Lord Justice Jackson, despite Justice Secretary Ken Clarke promising his recommendations would be implemented in full.

Personal injury solicitor John Spencer has slammed the decision arguing that this "botched approach will undermine the aim to reform civil justice in the UK".

Mr Spencer, director of CS2 Lawyers, said: "Instead of seizing the opportunity to tackle one

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