Christopher Hodges, Stefan Vogenauer and Magdalena Tubilacka have published the following article on SSRN: Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study.
Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation: A Comparative Study
Countries studied are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England and Wales, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, USA.
The Appendices look very interesting
I. Questionnaire 49
II. Contributors to the Comparative Study 53
III. Ranges of Lawyers’ Hourly Rates 55
IV. Case Studies: Minimum costs risk for claimant 58
V. Summaries of amounts of Court Fees and Lawyers’ Fees 73
VI. Success and Contingency Fees 81
VII. Abbreviations 83