The Jackson reforms were implemented on 1 April 2013 through a combination of measures including legislation, regulations and rule changes.
We have published a series of notes summarising the various reforms and how they have been implemented, which you can access from links below:
- Contingency fees or damages-based agreements (DBAs)
- Conditional fee agreements (CFA s) / after the event (ATE) insurance
- 10% increase in general damages
- Costs management
- Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) for personal injury claims
- Part 36 offers
- Witness statements
- Case management
For more detail on the history of Lord Justice Jackson’s appointment and recommendations, you can access our bulletins on the various stages of his costs review below.
16 November 2010: Government consultation on Jackson reforms
30 March 2011: Government announces important civil litigation reforms