Costs - solicitor's retainer on 'no win, no fee' basis - meaning of 'win' - solicitor not entitled to recover excess of costs over amount paid on settlement - no consideration for variation of oral retainer.
Jackson, Sheryl (2002) Costs - solicitor's retainer on 'no win, no fee' basis - meaning of 'win' - solicitor not entitled to recover excess of costs over amount paid on settlement - no consideration for variation of oral retainer. Proctor, 22(8), p. 29.
In Baker Johnson Lawyers v Jorgensen  QDC 205 McGill DCJ considered the meaning of a 'no win, no fee' retainer and concluded that, in the absence of qualification by agreement, solicitors retained on that basis were not entitled to recover costs exceeding the amount of any judgment or settlement.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||solicitor's retainer on 'no win no fee' basis , meaning of 'win', whether entitlement to recover excess of costs over settlement amount|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Deposited On:||10 Jun 2014 22:43|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2014 22:43|
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