The use of contingency fees in U.K. litigation has emerged as one of the key areas for reform in Lord Justice Jackson’s review of civil litigation costs, published Thursday.

Jackson has proposed that lawyers will be allowed, for the first time, to take a slice of their client’s damages, acknowledging that the “arguments in favour of contingency fees … outweigh the arguments against.”

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