defective cfa

The curse of the defective retainer

Court of Appeal addresses arguments relating to defective, co-existing and implied retainers, as well as deed of rectifications relating to conditional fee agreements.

Assignment of CFA

Post-LASPO assignment of CFA does not extinguish a claimant’s right to recover success fee

Court of Appeal decides that a pre-April 1 2013 CFA was novated when a claimant agreed to instruct a replacement firm – but that LASPO transitional rules allow their success fee to be recovered regardless.

cfa assignment

SCCO approves another CFA assignment

Pre-LASPO 2012 CFA can be transferred between firms, Master Leonard decides