Referral fee ban lacks definition and will "damage access to justice"

John Spencer

He said this was the best way of looking at the bill (which gained royal assent this month) and that it would “at worst … cast a shroud of ambiguity that will profoundly damage access to justice”.

Mr Spencer added that less attention should have been paid to the recommendations of the insurance lobby, and said the better approach would have been to “do more to protect injured people and the public at large by really tackling the myriad perverse commercial incentives which infest the system”.


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