Alternative Methods of Funding for Money Damages Claims
Senior Partner, Brian Stewart, gave a presentation at the Northern Ireland Law Society’s Annual Conference on the Department of Justice’s recently issued proposals for the Reform of Financial Eligibility for Civil and Criminal Legal Aid.  His presentation and this article look at the possible options for funding civil cases. Current Position At present, money damages claims are currently within the Civil Legal Aid Scheme. The ‘Access to Justice Review’ recommends that most money damages cases, with the exception of complex clinical negligence claims, should be...