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The Role of Contingent Loans in Providing Equitable Access to Legal Aid

Denniss, Richard


Legal advice is expensive and the while it is highly likely that the pursuit of a claim for compensation or redress through the courts will take a considerable amount of time there is no such certainty around the likely outcome of such a case. Access to capital and appetite for risk, therefore, play a central role in understanding the willingness of individuals to use the courts to resolve disputes. Having outlined the very limited scope of government funded �Legal Aid� in Australia this paper...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: INCOME CONTINGENT LOANS: Theory, Practice and Prospects
DOI: .1057/9781137413208_13


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