• Kirk Hartley

UK Supreme Court Declines Human Rights Challenge to Conditional Fees and ATE

The UK Supreme Court last week ruled against a party challenging an obligation to pay fees under ATE agreements and conditional fee agreements. The challenger invoked Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case is Coventry and others (Respondents) v Lawrence and another (Appellants) [2015] UKSC 50.  The UK Supreme Court’s July 22, 2015 press release is here. A description of the outcome is online from Herbert Smith.

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