LAWFULNESS OF DAMAGES BASED AGREEMENTS UPHELD BY THE COURT OF APPEAL

In a judgment given today the Court of Appeal upheld the decision at first instance in the judgment of HHJ Parfitt (sitting as a High Court Judge in Lexlaw Ltd v Zuberi [2020] EWHC 1855 (Ch).

THE COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT

In the Court of Appeal judgment, Zuberi v Lexlaw Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 16,   the Court of Appeal upheld the judgment, but by different routes.

CASE SUMMARY

Lexlaw, the solicitors involved,  have produced a useful summary of the case and issues  that is available here. 

Simpson Millar, who represented the Bar Council in the case, have an analysis available here. 

ADDENDUM PERMISSION TO APPEAL REFUSED

Lexlaw subsequently reported that the Court of Appeal refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court – details are available here.