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Contingent fees meet the British rule: an exploratory study

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  • Florian Baumann

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  • Tim Friehe

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 150 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
Pages: 499-510

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:150:y:2012:i:3:p:499-510

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Keywords: Contingent fees; Fee-shifting; British rule; Litigation contest; K 41;

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