Warning issued on “excessive” class action fees

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Posted at 1:51 pm

People involved in class actions have been warned about “excessive” fees charged by funders of the cases.

The warning was issued at an international class action conference in Melbourne. The senior lawyer advises there is “often a lack of transparency around the fee structures for lawyers running the claim and the total amount paid to the funder of the litigation”.

Read the full story in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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