Commercial Litigation aims to provide a first port of call for clients and lawyers to start to appreciate the issues in each jurisdiction. Each chapter is set out in such a way that readers can make quick comparisons between the litigation terrain in each country, determining the differences between, for example, the disclosure procedure in England and Wales and the US system of discovery. In some cases the litigation procedure will seem very familiar. In other cases it may seem like another world, not just another country.A remarkable breadth of jurisdictions is covered, while the contributors are all leading lawyers in their countries and are ideally placed to provide practical, straightforward commentary on the inner workings of their respective legal systems.COSTS/FUNDING 11.1 Fees Lawyers in Japan typically charge clients in litigation matters by receiving a a#39;retainer feea#39; at the start of ... Previously, pure contingency fees (ie, without retainer fees) were interpreted as inappropriate, but they are now ... Charging clients on an hourly basis is also widely used, especially among law firms which do international work. ... 11.4 Litigation insurance Certain insurance companies pay the costs of lawyers for specific categories of disputes, such asanbsp;...
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