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The Contingency Fee Act, 1997 (?the Act?), came into effect on 23 April 1999 and supersedes any other law or the common law. Acontingent fee is any fee for services provided where the fee is payable only if there is a favorable result. In the law, it is defined as a "fee charged for a lawyer's services only if the lawsuit is successful or is favorably settled out of court. Contingent fees are usually calculated as a percentage of the client's net recovery. It is generally referred to as no win no fee. The usual form of this agreement is that the solicitor will take a law case on the understanding that if lost, no payment is made.
A contingency fee arrangement provides access to the courts for those who cannot afford to pay the attorneys fees and costs of civil litigation. Contingency fees also provide a powerful motivation to the attorney to work diligently on the client's case.
A termination of mandate is a document that is signed by a client when you he/she is no longer want to continue with a particular service of an attorney or most importantly he/she is not happy about the service offered on that particular firm. For example if a client feels like he/she is no longer happy with the lawyer who was doing the case, the client can go to another attorney or firm and the attorney can let the client sign a termination of mandate and send it to that particular attorney.
A written document in which one person (the principal) appoints another person to act as an agent on his or her behalf, thus conferring authority on the agent to perform certain acts or functions on behalf of the principal. It is sometimes called letter of attorney is a written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. For example if you appoint an Attorney to represent you on the personal injury case, you sign the Special Power of Attorney so that we can have access on your medical records, employment, police reports and other things that has to do with your case.