Who Pays the Legal Fees in the Spanish Justice System? A Comparative Analysis of Civil and Labour Jurisdictions
Anna Ginès i Fabrellas
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Law
Ignacio Marin Garcia
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
March, 24 2010
The IUP Journal of Governance and Public Policy, Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 120-135, March & June 2010
This paper compares the legal fees rules in the first instance civil and labour courts in Spain. Governed by substantially different legal fees rules, the paper analyses their effects on the litigation level and the probability of settlement in order to depict an institutional design which favours settlement and avoids excessive litigation.
Keywords: Legal Fees, Litigation, Settlement, Loser-Pays-All, Each-Pays-His-OwnAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 29, 2010
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