17th November 2015
Fixed Fees: Fact or Fiction?
By now, most of you will know that the government is considering the introduction of fixed fees for clinical negligence claims of up to £250,000. (Not another ‘LASPO’?) As things currently stand, there is no limit on the legal fees that lawyers can charge for running a clinical negligence claim, and according to some “this […]Read More
3rd November 2015
Third Party Funding in 150 words (or how to persuade a lender to invest in your case)
A third party funding application has a twofold purpose. The first is to set out the client’s requirements, whilst the second is to enable a litigation funder to consider whether to make an investment in the claim. As such, the application must tell ‘the story’ of the case, in addition to the providing a detailed budget, timetable […]Read More
27th October 2015
Damage Based Agreements are hot
Damage Based Agreements are a hot topic at the moment and as Brokers, we are having increasing numbers of discussions with firms exploring options and regulations. For those that have not (yet) come across them, Damage Based Agreements offer an alternative basis of remuneration from the traditional fee paying model. Instead of paying on the […]Read More
7th October 2015
The Plaice to be!
Next week, QLP will be venturing down to Old Billingsgate (the site of the once famous fish market) to discuss all things funding and insurance at the NetLaw conference (come in and see us) From one Market to another, you could say, as recent times have seen the emergence of the third party funding (TPF) […]Read More
29th September 2015
The Blood Moon
In times gone by prophecy has been a big part of peoples’ lives as unforeseen events have always been feared as giving notice of disaster. Mark Blitz and John Hagee (for example) believe that yesterday’s super-duper Blood Moon foretells difficult and trying times ahead. But, looking at other names for this particular moon, it has […]Read More