“Not unreasonable” for solicitors to switch from DBA to CFA shortly before trial

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Claimants did not act unreasonably in switching funding from a damages-based agreement (DBA) to a conditional fee agreement (CFA) shortly before trial, even though the defendants are now facing a much larger bill, a costs judge has ruled.

By: Neil Rose

Source: “Not unreasonable” for solicitors to switch from DBA to CFA shortly before trial