September 10, 2011
John Spencer quoted in The Times article on Personal Injury Referral Fees Ban - "Bar chief attacks legal regulator over referrals"
John Spencer, a solicitor who has campaigned against referral fees, said that there are "crucial unanswered questions" in relation to how a ban will be implemented and what actually constitutes a referral fee.
"Any ambiguity as to how a referral fee is defined, whether by name or not, could completely undermine these reforms," he said. "Absolute clarity must be a priority of the Government in codifying how and when a ban will be implemented."
Read the full article Bar chief attacks legal regulator over referrals on The Times website (subscription required).