Tobias Ellwood

Conservative MP for Bournemouth East

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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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Tobias Ellwood generally voted for 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: Tobias Ellwood was absent for a vote on Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013 — Caps on No-Win No-Fee Success Fees Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2012: Tobias Ellwood voted to exempt defamation cases from capping of no-win no-fee success fees and provisions to prevent costs awards relating to legal insurance premiums. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Tobias Ellwood voted not to allow "no win no fee" success fees and related legal insurance premiums to be included in costs awarded in cases relating to damages for respiratory health impacts due to industrial exposure to harmful substances. Show vote
  • On 17 Apr 2012: Tobias Ellwood voted not to allow "no win no fee" success fees and related legal insurance premiums to be included in costs awarded in cases relating to damages for health impacts due to a breach of an employer's duty to their employee. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Tobias Ellwood voted in favour of increased regulation no-win no-fee arrangements for charging for legal services including capping success fees. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2011: Tobias Ellwood 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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