However not every case is suitable to agree a contingency fee, for example in case of limitation of damage or defending claims. In other words: only if it makes sense for both sides.

On the other hand: for some clients a contingency fee is the only possibility to be able to afford a lawyer of choice when cash is missing. For a lawyer the application of contingency fees can be motivating in these cases.

Generally however, even when applying a contingency fee, I always need a minimum rate per hour. The general rule is: Minimum rate per hour = standard rate per hour ./. percentage of contingency fee.

Let’s look forward to a share a mutual profit experience!

The Price of Success
I have always been a friend of contingency fees. As long as I can influence your success, there is nothing to be said against it.