You may have been asked to sign a Conditional Fee Agreement. This is an agreement that is used when you do NOT have the benefit of an existing legal expenses policy. It allows the Solicitors to claim some of their costs back from the Defendants at the conclusion of the claim along with a success fee which is payable by the client. Whilst in principal the Client is responsible for their fees from the outset of the claim, in reality these fees will be capped so that you receive at least 75% of the compensation you are awarded.
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