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How do we now get some progress on hourly rates paid to claimants?

Yesterday saw the result of the year-long process of reviewing the emotive subject of what hourly rates should be paid to successful litigants and their lawyers in cases to which fixed costs do not apply. The area is an important one to claimants’ solicitors whose business plans will be substantially built on these rates, as well as to insurers who will be paying them. The rates have not changed since 2010.

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Simon Denyer

Partner

I am the Strategic Legal Development Partner within the Insurance team.

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