Will artificial intelligence revolutionise the litigation funding market any time soon? (Spoiler alert) Probably not!
Verity Jackson-Grant September 26th, 2019

It is no secret that applying for litigation funding can be arduous and time consuming. On the one hand, it’s no surprise that it might take some time to convince a funder to invest potentially millions of pounds in the … 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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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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Review of LASPO Part 2: Not much to see here…
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

The review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO), published earlier this month, leaves little to write home about but it does offer some hope with regard to the future use of damages-based … 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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Could law firms remodel to take on hedge funds?
Verity Jackson-Grant October 1st, 2018

Whilst litigation funding can be an obvious solution for clients looking for assistance with their legal spend, it can come at a hefty price. This begs the question for how long will law firms sit back and allow hedge funds … Continued

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How lawyers can avoid falling foul of their SRA obligations
Verity Jackson-Grant September 6th, 2018

As the market has evolved, the ways in which a claimant might fund their legal fees has become more sophisticated. This, in turn, has made it increasingly difficult for lawyers to provide appropriate advice on the options available without the … Continued

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