Conditional Fee Agreements


From 1 April 2013 new rules on conditional fee agreements (CFAs) come into force. Clients who enter into a CFA on or after 1 April 2013 will have to pay the success fee and any after-the-event (ATE) premium from their damages.

These changes have been brought about by sections 44 and 46 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 and the Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013.


Thomas More Chambers will use new model agreements provided by the Personal Injury Bar Association.

The new documents are:



If you require any assistance about Conditional Fee Agreements or how we use them, please contact the clerksroom.