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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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