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Young offender - No fee no win.

Young offender - No fee no win.

Postby Roremfier » Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:35 pm

Hi all

I want to start a civil trial for a compensation. The offender (a young guy) is now in the prison and has been found guilty by the crown Court.
I have spoken with a few lawyers. They say that because of the age of the offender the compensation may be irrecoverable in the short term.
This means that I won't find a lawyer who works under the no win no fee system.

What can I do? Any advice?
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Re: Young offender - No fee no win.

Postby atticus » Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:15 pm

An important factor in the decision to bring a claim is always the ability of the defendant to pay. If the defendant is worthless and uninsured, you need to consider the wisdom of spending significant sums on legal action. It appears that the solicitors you have consulted see no justification for investing their time and money.

NB if you win, and have lawyers acting on a no win no fee basis, you would be obliged to pay a fee, with an added success fee. That is even if you cannot collect your winnings.
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Re: Young offender - No fee no win.

Postby dls » Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:47 pm

Compensation for what?

If it is personal injury then look up cica.

The only good reason for suing somebody is money. If they have none, there is no good reason to sue.

If you have money to burn, then you may not need a good reason.
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