Determining an application for qualified one-way costs shifting

September 12, 2017

(Catalano v Espley-Tyas Development Group Ltd)

Personal Injury analysis: According to Jamie Carpenter, a barrister at Hailsham Chambers, any solicitor with a client who has ever had a pre-1 April 2013 conditional fee agreement (CFA) with a success fee would be wise to assume that their client will never get the benefit of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) even if that CFA was terminated.

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This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Personal Injury on 9 August 2017. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL.