In many countries solicitors can offer what is known as No Win No Fee agreements. This means that for someone who has suffered a Personal Injury* or Medical Negligence that they will only pay fees if they win their case. If they lose their claim they pay nothing. The idea which is promoted by many jurisdictions is to promote access to the law for all people through the important medium of no win no fee solicitors. The law Society in Ireland, which is the body that regulates all solicitors practising in Ireland, has strict rules in place regarding advertising. These rules completely prohibit any solicitor from advertising their services on a No Win No solicitor Fee basis.
There is however no rules at all to stop Solicitors processing claims on a No Win No Fee basis and indeed most solicitors would do so.
The important fact is to be comfortable with your no win no fee solicitor it can be very important to the outcome.