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Rules of Practice 1994 (S.R. 1994, No. 229)
|Requested: 25 May 2017|
|Consolidated as at: 17 Mar 2006|
92. Variation of fees
(1) Subject to subrules (2) and (3), a barrister must not enter an agreement for the variation of fees in relation to a matter according to the result or outcome of the matter.
(2) A barrister may enter an agreement for the variation of fees if, as a result of that agreement, the barrister is entitled in certain circumstances to a reduced fee or no fee.
(3) A barrister who undertakes work for an assisted person under any scheme relating to legal assistance may enter an agreement for the variation of fees which entitles the barrister to charge
(a) a normal fee as barrister if the assisted person obtains an order for costs against an opposing party; or
(b) a fee in accordance with the scheme relating to legal assistance.