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  • Litigation costs

    Costs incurred during litigation: including court fees, legal fees, reimbursement of any expenses, experts’ and witnesses fees and reimbursement of expenses.

  • Litigation funding

    Litigation funding (legal aid, CFAs, Contingency Fees, Third Party Funders, Jackson review)

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  • Loser pays rule

    The rule which prevails across the European civil litigation systems, where the winning party can recover the costs from the losing party. The opposite is the American Rule under which the losing party generally does not need to reimburse the prevailing party.