Champerty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃæmpʌrtiː|  American pronunciation of the word champerty
Brit.  |ˈtʃampəti|  British pronunciation of the word champerty

noun

- an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded

soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty

Examples

soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty

unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit

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