Jackson reforms: counting the costs

05 Apr 2016

BLM's director of policy and government affairs, Alistair Kinley talks to The Law Society Gazette about the Jackson reforms on their third anniversary.

Three years on from Lord Justice Jackson's ambitious reforms, Alistair discusses the fixed costs regime, recent statistics in relation to EL and PL claims under the new protocol and QOCS.

"QOCS is a sound model and comes from the principled perspective that on the one hand, [it protects] people who are not in a position to face adverse costs; but if they do not play fair, then they stand to lose the shield..."

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