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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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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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TheJudge Contributes to The European Class Actions Forum 2024
June 26th, 2024

  TheJudge recently contributed to The Europeans Class Action Forum 2024, hosted by ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes. The two-day conference in Amsterdam focused on the evolving class action regime in Europe. With speakers from across Europe and the globe, the event underscored … Continued

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TheJudge Earn a Top Chambers & Partners Rank for 5th Consecutive Year
June 26th, 2024

  Congratulations to our team on another Chambers top rank.     Congratulations to our team at TheJudge for once again receiving a top ranking from Chambers and Partners. We are immensely proud to be recognised by our clients for … Continued

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Amalgamation & Perspiration: The practical challenges of joining large-scale claims from an insurance perspective
May 23rd, 2024

  This article was originally published in TL4 Competition Magazine Issue 5: Riding The Rapids – Q2’s Competition Law and Litigation Update. In October 2023, the UK’s Competition Appeals Tribunal (“CAT”) consolidated two separate, competing actions against Google. The two … Continued

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