Champerty Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Champerty, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Champerty?

(n) Champerty is the agreement or understanding between the plaintiff and the attorney to decide the terms and mode of financing of the suit and sharing of the compensation when it is awarded. It is the method of postponing the advocates fee and tying it up with his performance and outcome of the case