Litigation Recent Decisions 10/3/98

No win, no fee agreements not unlawful

Thai Trading v (1) Margery Taylor (2) Wilfrid David Taylor (1998)

Court: CA (Kennedy LJ, Millett LJ, Hutchison LJ) 27/2/9Summary: There is nothing unlawful in a solicitor acting for a party to litigation agreeing to forgo all or part of his fee if he loses provided that he does not seek to recover more than his ordinary profit costs and disbursements if he wins.