LEGAL EXPENSES INSURANCE

Specialists in Insuring Litigation and Arbitration Costs
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Complex Litigation Specialty Risks Collective Actions

  • Large limits ATE for own costs and adverse cost insurance
  • Contingency Fee Insurance Learn more
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SME Disputes

  • ATE insurance for own costs and adverse costs under £1m
  • DBA Insurance for law firms under £1m Learn more
  • Erso Capital – Special SME Fund for cases needing funding under £500k
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Accelerate ATE Portal

For cases requiring under £250,000 of cover for adverse costs & own disbursements

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About TheJudge  

Founded in 2000, TheJudge is an international broker for specialty legal risk insurances including ATE insurance, contingency fee (Damages Based Agreements) Insurance and other legal risk covers. TheJudge is ranked Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners.

In 2020 TheJudge Group was acquired by the Thomas Miller Group, a specialist insurance and financial services business, which currently writes in excess of USD $1bn in premiums a year and has over USD $3.5bn AUM, operating from 18 offices around the world.

In 2021 the senior management team, together with Thomas Miller launched Erso Capital, a specialist litigation finance company. Between its discretionary funds, single managed accounts and co-investment funds, Erso has access to capital in excess of USD $1.0 billion. The relationship between TheJudge and Erso means our clients have access to a range of solutions that can be adapted to their particular needs and requirements.

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  • “Air Canada has its share of significant litigation matters that entail a high expenditure on fees and disbursements. While we have the ability to self-fund, in some circumstances we might prefer to hedge the economic risk of a negative outcome. In these situations, we find litigation insurance to be a very cost-effective way of hedging our risk.”

    Air Canada

  • “TheJudge were able to secure a novel insurance hedge for our client’s exposure… the team worked hard to ensure the package met the demands and needs of the client by providing a necessary cost protection, with no upfront costs and crucially without the need for the client to give up a significant percentage style contingency fee.”

    Clifford Chance LLP

  • “TheJudge has been central to the ATE/Funding market since day one.”

    David Greene, President of the Law Society of England & Wales

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New Delaware Supreme Court decision opens door to recovering cost of litigation funding
April 29th, 2022

In the U.S., the general rule is that each party in a legal proceeding pays its own costs and fees. There are some exceptions under which federal courts, and occasionally federal agencies, may order the losing party to pay the … Continued

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Disbursement Funding for SME business disputes
April 29th, 2022

In the current climate, many businesses are increasingly looking for creative ways to fund litigation, particularly in relation to the funding of disbursements or expenses. Disbursement funding can be obtained to assist with the costs of items such as counsel’s … Continued

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Tech Giants fail in bids to reveal ATE premiums in the CAT
March 7th, 2022

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) has refused to disclose a proposed representative claimant’s after-the-event insurance premiums to Google, ruling for the second time in recent months, that to do so would give the defendant an ‘unfair tactical advantage’. As part … Continued

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