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Scotland takes a welcome step in the promotion of access to justice

As a result of The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings)(Scotland) Act 2018 (Success Fee Arrangements) Regulations 2020 coming into force earlier this week, Scotland has taken further steps to promote access to justice. The Regulations mean that Damages-Based Agreements (DBAs) are now available in the armoury of [...]

By |2020-04-29T12:18:30+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Damage Based Agreements, Scotland, Third-Party Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford’s ‘Hybrid DBA’

Law firms have shown little appetite for Damage Based Agreements (contingency fees) since their introduction back in April 2013. How did the legislators get it wrong and is there a practical work-around? The Damages Based Agreements Regulations 2013 permit lawyers to work on a ‘no [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:33:21+00:00October 14th, 2016|Categories: Damage Based Agreements, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |
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