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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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Matthew Amey comments in The Law Society Gazette on the role litigation funding plays in competition disputes
Matthew Amey August 9th, 2018

Following the announcement that Weightmans, Matrix Chambers and Kings Chambers have set up an ‘opt-out’ class action over alleged anti-competitive behaviour by European truck manufacturers, Matthew Amey gives his views in The Law Society Gazette’s article entitled ‘Litigation funders back … Continued

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Boom in litigation funding has transformed the dispute resolution landscape
Verity Jackson-Grant May 24th, 2018

There is little doubt that the growth of the litigation funding market coupled with, or perhaps fuelled by, developments in costs regulation and the increased focus on the management of corporate legal spend has fundamentally changed the dispute resolution landscape. … Continued

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Managing the cost of an arbitration – you may have more options than you think
Verity Jackson-Grant May 17th, 2018

As third-party funding becomes increasingly mainstream, this article highlights the importance of considering both funding and insurance when looking for a cost-effective way to manage legal spend. There has been a lot of hype about the increased use of third-party … Continued

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The claim-award discrepancy and third-party funding
James Delaney April 26th, 2018

In light of a recent study by Allen & Overy, James Delaney, Director at specialist arbitration finance and insurance broker TheJudge, considers the discrepancy between average claims and awards in investor-state arbitration and how it affects the negotiation of third-party funding arrangements. … Continued

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How to maintain budget certainty and manage risk when engaging external counsel
James Delaney May 8th, 2017

In a guest column for GC magazine, James Delaney, director at specialist litigation finance and insurance broker The Judge, discusses strategies for optimising risk and reward when faced with pending litigation. It is a familiar tension when engaging external counsel … Continued

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No cash in the attic: what now for insolvency litigation funding?
Robert Warner February 16th, 2017

There is no doubt that administrators and liquidators face unique challenges when approaching the issue of funding insolvency claims. Up to April 2016, the most common way of funding insolvency proceedings was by combining both conditional fees agreements (CFAs) and … Continued

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Essar v Norscot – a landmark judgement
Matthew Amey February 1st, 2017

The High Court judgment in Essar Oilfields Services Ltd v Norscot Rig Management Pvt Ltd [2016] was brought down by His Honour Judge Waksman QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge). The report of its delivery on 15 September … Continued

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