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TheJudge’s May Insights
TheJudge May 10th, 2019

Don’t fall foul of the updated SRA obligations Unless you are new to dispute resolution, it is likely that you’ll have a good understanding of litigation funding and ATE insurance and will engage in regular discussions with your clients about the … Continued

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ATE Premiums Remain Recoverable for Defamation and Privacy Cases
TheJudge December 3rd, 2018

The Government has announced that it will now commence s44 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (‘LASPO’) in relation to defamation and privacy cases meaning that, as of 6 April 2019, conditional fee agreement success fees … Continued

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Double blow for Claimant following cost award in BIT claim against Republic of Kenya
TheJudge October 29th, 2018

Cortec Mining Kenya Limited, Cortec (Pty) Limited and Stirling Capital Limited have lost their claims against the Republic of Kenya (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/29) in a decision released on the 22nd October 2018. We’ve looked at the decision from the … Continued

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TheJudge’s September Insights
TheJudge September 17th, 2018

TheJudge’s Response to the Government’s Post-Implementation Review of Part 2 of LASPO Given the significant impact the implementation of LASPO has had on the After the Event (ATE) insurance market, we felt it important to share our experience with the … Continued

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6 example questions to test yourself
TheJudge February 26th, 2018

6 example questions to test yourself   1. Know that litigation insurance – aka ATE insurance – is not solely restricted to adverse costs, and that insurers can also cover a claimant’s own legal fees (whether in conjunction or in … Continued

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A 2 Minute Review of Litigation Finance in 2017 and Predictions for 2018
TheJudge December 15th, 2017

A 2 Minute Review of Litigation Finance in 2017 and Predictions for 2018   2017 saw a flood of new capital into the litigation finance market, particularly from new US based funders. This has been aptly demonstrated by various large … Continued

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Association of Litigation Funders turn down application.
TheJudge October 18th, 2017

The Association of Litigation Funders (ALF) have demonstrated a willingness to increase the threshold of capital that sits within the control of their funder members so that the code is seen to improve and adapt to the growing marketplace. The … Continued

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TheJudge opens its second US office within a year
TheJudge October 18th, 2017

Following the opening of our New York office earlier in the year, we are delighted to announce that we have now opened our second US office in California. James Blick, a director of the company, previously based in London, has … Continued

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DBA Insurance Enquiries Surge in the UK
TheJudge October 18th, 2017

Many lawyers appear to have returned from the summer holiday season with a fresh perspective on Damages Based Agreements.  Following the launch of TheJudge’s DBA insurance product earlier this Summer, the volume of referrals has trebled in September 2017. UK … Continued

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