The Rise of Judgment Preservation Insurance – Are you advising your clients?
Thejudge• November 1st, 2023
The Judgment Preservation Insurance (“JPI”) insurance market has been a huge talking point in the last 12-18 months, but the reality is that JPI remains an emerging and under-utilised insurance product that is too often a secondary consideration to a … Continued
Can an ATE policy be good security in a claim where there are allegations of dishonesty or fraud?
Thejudge• June 5th, 2023
Matthew Amey of TheJudge recently wrote an article for Practical Law on the High Court’s judgment in Saxon Woods Investment Ltd v Francesco Costa and others  EWHC 850 (Ch). He considers the questions the court will examine when deciding … Continued
Alternative billing without additional risk? Litigation Insurance can help.
Thejudge• June 26th, 2022
As recently reported in City A.M., an overwhelming majority of the UK’s most prominent law firms are now facing pressure from their existing and prospective clients to cut the costs of their services and make use of alternative billing arrangements. … Continued
RENEWAL OF DIAC RULES INCLUDE UPDATES ON THIRD PARTY FUNDING AND COSTS RECOVERY
Thejudge• April 29th, 2022
On the 2nd of March 2022, the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (“DIAC”) published the DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022 (“the 2022 Rules”). The Rules follow the re-launch of DIAC by Decree No. 34 of Year 2021, which abolished existing arbitration centres … Continued
Tech Giants fail in bids to reveal ATE premiums in the CAT
Thejudge• 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
Judgment Preservation Insurance – Preserving damages awards
Thejudge• October 2nd, 2021
Judgment Preservation Insurance – Preserving damages awards against an adverse appeal/annulment What is judgement preservation insurance? Judgement preservation insurance is insurance which provides coverage to plaintiffs who have already obtained a favourable judgement at trial court. It protects against risk … Continued
Donna Nortcliffe joins TheJudge from Irwin Mitchell LLP
Thejudge• June 8th, 2021
TheJudge team are delighted to announce that Donna Nortcliffe has joined our insurance team. Donna was formerly a commercial disputes solicitor at Irwin Mitchell LLP for almost a decade. During her time at Irwin Mitchell, Donna regularly advised business clients … Continued
Should Priority Agreements get more priority?
Thejudge• May 7th, 2021
Over time, due to the rapid growth in the availability of litigation finance, more and more cases involve a minimum of three stakeholders: a litigant, a funder and an after the event (ATE) insurer. A pre-condition of any litigation finance … Continued