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Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think
Robert Warner August 9th, 2019

The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they use when the need arises. But familiarity can lead to … Continued

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Davey v Money & Ors: Beware of leaving the litigation funder to arrange the client’s ATE insurance
Verity Jackson-Grant June 11th, 2019

The judgement in Davey v Money v ChapelGate [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) will have come as a disappointment to the litigation funding community. After all, the “Arkin option” doesn’t have the same ring of certainty as the “Arkin cap”. But … 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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What claimants need to consider before entering into a litigation funding agreement
Verity Jackson-Grant October 24th, 2018

As the litigation funding market grows, claimants are faced with increased choice when sourcing funding and have more leverage when agreeing terms than ever before. Whilst “off the shelf” products exist, the majority of arrangements are tailored to the facts … Continued

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Managing the Cost of Your Dispute
Verity Jackson-Grant October 5th, 2018

Verity Jackson-Grant discusses how to identify the most commercial route to recovery Litigation funding is often hailed as the most effective risk transfer tool to finance a claim. However, for many businesses that simply isn’t the case. This may seem … Continued

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Litigation funding and insurance for defendants
Verity Jackson-Grant September 24th, 2018

While most funding and insurance products have been designed with the claimant in mind, there are solutions that can be applied to defence situations. As with claimant cases, it is important to consider whether the aim is to relieve the … Continued

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How treating a dispute as an asset can lead to funding for more than legal fees
Verity Jackson-Grant August 16th, 2018

Verity Jackson-Grant talks to Economia about how some financiers are viewing disputes as assets that can be used as collateral for a loan to pay the legal costs involved in bringing a dispute, as with traditional litigation funding, but also … Continued

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How law firms are using DBA insurance to overcome their fear of damages based agreements
Verity Jackson-Grant July 6th, 2018

Whilst the prospect of earning a share in the client’s damages is an attractive proposition, many lawyers are yet to take the plunge. This is mainly due to a combination of the financial implication of a loss and the uncertainty … Continued

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