Louie Mui Kwok-keung

 
Illustration: Henry Wong

Why 'no win, no fee' is no go for Hong Kong lawyers

In Britain, the United States and Australia, they call it "no win, no fee" litigation. A lawyer takes on a case for no upfront fee in return for a slice of whatever the client wins. It's considered a vital way to give those without the means to mount an expensive legal action a shot at justice.

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