Banning Referral Fees - One Year On: Is the Personal Injury Field Now More Ethical?
Apr 8, 2014 6:00:00 PM
banning of referral fees was one of the less controversial elements of
the Jackson proposal but it nevertheless split the professions and their
regulators. Some defended them as essential or sensible elements of
business; cheaper and more effective than other forms of marketing.
Insurers were criticized for deriding the claimant personal injury
market whilst generating income streams from referral fees themselves.
The Bar, in particular, compared referral fees to bribes. The
professional regulators varied in the extent to which they welcomed or
tolerated the referral fee ban. Doubts about enforceability have
routinely been expressed.
International Conference on Access to Justice and Legal Services
Jun 19, 2014 9:30:00 AM
Jun 20, 2014 5:30:00 PM
Centre for Empirical Legal Studies, in conjunction with the UCL Centre
for Ethics and Law, and the UCL Centre for Access to Justice is hosting
the first biennial
International Conference on
Access to Justice and Legal Services.