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Muddy Waters: Will Regulation Follow?
Verity Jackson-Grant September 13th, 2019

Will the Burford/Muddy Waters saga increase the likelihood of regulation for the litigation funding industry? It is not often that litigation funding makes the national, let alone international news, but the recent allegations made by Muddy Waters in respect of … Continued

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What’s the deal with DBA insurance?
Verity Jackson-Grant August 12th, 2019

Insurance is an increasingly popular option to mitigate the financial risk of a damages-based agreement. Verity Jackson Grant explains how it works and the potential benefits for your firm. Most disputes lawyers will have come across cases that would have … Continued

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Funding and insurance for insolvency disputes
Verity Jackson-Grant July 15th, 2019

Administrators and liquidators have always had to take a creative approach to funding insolvency claims. Often lacking the funds to pay legal fees, they have been amongst those to benefit the most from the ability to combine CFAs, litigation funding … Continued

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We believe we’ve found a solution to the law firm portfolio financing dilemma
Verity Jackson-Grant July 3rd, 2019

We know that litigation and arbitration teams are under increasing pressure to offer innovative fee arrangements, but doing so is not always straightforward, particularly for larger practices. A race to the bottom in discounting charge-out rates is not a sustainable … Continued

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Don’t fall foul of the updated SRA obligations
Verity Jackson-Grant May 1st, 2019

Unless you are new to dispute resolution, it is likely you’ll have a good understanding of litigation funding and After the Event (ATE) insurance. You probably have your fair share of “go-to” contacts that you call when the need arises. … Continued

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Adverse costs insurance: Differing perspectives
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

Whilst attending a conference recently I was surprised to hear a representative of a well-known funder state that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it was becoming increasingly difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs … Continued

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Litigation funding and insurance: avoiding rogue players
Verity Jackson-Grant February 7th, 2019

In any financial services sector, you will find a spectrum of companies with different credentials. At one end of the spectrum there will be legitimate entities, highly experienced companies serving the needs of their client base and moving the industry … Continued

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Portfolio litigation funding arrangements: what’s all the fuss about?
Verity Jackson-Grant November 27th, 2018

A portfolio litigation funding arrangement enables multiple cases to be funded under a single facility through a streamlined process and on agreed terms. When reading the press or listening to funding focused panels during this year’s conference season, it might … Continued

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Not just legal fees…
Verity Jackson-Grant October 16th, 2018

Verity Jackson-Grant, the director of business development at specialist third party funding broker TheJudge, discusses funding trends and how removed from mere legal fees and expenses financing can become. The arbitration arena has become a prime hunting ground for third … Continued

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