Seaga v Harper (No 2) – WLR Daily

Posted June 30th, 2009 in costs, fees, insurance, Jamaica, law reports, Privy Council by sally

Seaga v Harper (No 2) [2009] UKPC 26; [2009] WLR (D) 212

“Success fees under conditional fee agreements, and premiums paid on ‘after the event’ (‘ATE’) insurance cover were not recoverable as costs by a successful party in an appeal to the Privy Council from Jamaica whose domestic law did not allow conditional fee agreements or permit expenditure on ATE premiums to be an allowable disbursement.”

WLR Daily, 29th June 2009


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