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Of course, as I said I think this morning, there was a time when the industry had the boot because legal aid wasn't available for libel and it was very expensive to bring and the industry, although you might smile at it now, was seen to be very wealthy and able to afford the sort of litigation and therefore that acted as a chilling effect on bringing actions. Now with CFAs, the boot is, I understand, on the other foot.

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