Vincent Cable

Former Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham

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Regulation of Lawyer's Fees in No-Win No-Fee Cases

There have been votes in Parliament on if there should be greater regulation on the level of success fees payable under no-win no-fee arrangements for legal representation.

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Vincent Cable voted a mixture of for and against limits on success fees paid to lawyers in no-win no fee cases

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about limits on success fees paid to lawyers in no-win no fee cases:

  • On 13 Mar 2013: Vincent Cable voted to cap success fees in no-win no-fee cases at 100% of the lawyer's basic fee, and to additionally set a further cap of 25% of damages awarded in personal injury cases. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2012: Vincent Cable was absent for a vote on Defamation Bill — New Clause 2 — Regulation of Payments for Legal Services In Defamation Cases Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Vincent Cable was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Lords amendments — Exceptions in respiratory (industrial disease or illness) cases Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Vincent Cable was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Bill — Exception in Industrial Disease Cases From Ban on Costs Awards Covering No Win No Fee Success Fees and Insurance Premiums Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Vincent Cable was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Regulation of No-Win No-Fee Arrangements Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Vincent Cable was absent for a vote on Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill — Clause 41 — Regulation of No-Win No-Fee Arrangements Show vote

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