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Publications


Consultation Papers:

» New Regulation for Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) -Response to consultation - August 2005
» Consultation response - Simplifying conditional fee agreements - Consultation and Summary of Responses to Simplifying Conditional Fee Agreements [June 2003, June 2004, August 2005]
» Collective Conditional Fees [2000]
» Collective Conditional Fees - the Government's conclusions [ September 2000]
» Controlling Costs [25 February 2000]
» The Government's conclusions following consultation on the paper Conditional Fees: Sharing the Risks of Litigation [2000]

Research:

» The UK After the Event Insurance Market - a follow up to 2003 study, October 2005, Office of Fair Trading
» Calculating Reasonable Success Fees for Employers Liability Accident Claims (May 2004)
» Calculating reasonable success fees for RTA - A report for the Civil Justice Council (October 2003- Fenn & Rickman)
» Costs of Low Value Employer's Liability Claims 1997-2002 (Fenn and Rickman)

Press Notices:

» CFA Regulations to be Streamlined - August 2005
» Civil Justice Council Welcomes Simplification of CFA regulations -August
» Fixed recoverable success fees: Civil Justice Council Press Notice 2003
» New Scheme for road traffic accident claims Heralds revolution in legal costs
» Announcement of criteria for prescribing membership organisation status

Speeches:

» Secretary of State Speech on Compensation Culture to Health and Safety Executive March 2005
» Ministerial speech on Costs: Baroness Scotland, APIL annual conference [May 2003]
» Master of the Rolls, Law Society Litigation Conference [June 2003]

Initiatives in other Government Departments:

» Review of Employers Liability Compulsory Insurance (Department for Work and Pensions
» Office of Fair Trading (OFT) - The UK Liability Insurance Market
» Risks and insurance in Volunteering? Home Office report

Judgments:

Key Costs Judgments from the High court, Court of Appeal & House of Lords:

» Campbell -v-MGN Limited (2005) EWCA Civ 1373 - Atak-v-Lee & Anon (2004) EWCA Civ 1712
» Musa King -v- Telegraph Group Limited [2004] EWCA 613 (Civ)
» Thornley v Lang Oct 2003
» Leigh v Michelin Tyre plc (08.12.03)
» Smart v East Cheshire NHS Trust
» Callery v. Gray [2001] EWCA Civ 1246 (31st July, 2001) :
» Callery v Gray [2002] UKHL 28 (27 June 2002) :
» Callery v Gray [2001] EWCA Civ 1117 (17 July 2001) :
» Hollins v Russell [2003] EWCA Civ 718 (22 May 2003):
» Halloran v Delaney [2002] EWCA Civ 1258 (6 September 2002) :
» Ashworth v Peterborough United Football Club Ltd. [2002] EWHC 9004 (Costs) (10 June 2002) :
» Sarwar v Alam [2003] EWHC 9001 (Costs) (7 March 2003) :
» Sarwar v Alam [2001] EWCA Civ 1401 (19 September 2001) :
» Claims Direct Test Cases, Re [2003] EWCA Civ 136 (12 February 2003)

» Transcripts of Supreme Court Costs Office Decisions are available from Her Majesty's Court Service website.

Other relevant publications:

» CLS Direct Information leaflets nos. 12 & 17- No Win, No Fee & Personal Injury
» Claiming Compensation - advicenow 2005
» Prescription as an approved membership organisation - How to apply [updated October 2003]

 


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