Founded in 2000, TheJudge is an international broker for specialty legal risk insurances including Fee Shifting Insurance, Contingency Fee Insurance and other legal risk covers. TheJudge is ranked Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners.
In 2020 TheJudge Group was acquired by the Thomas Miller Group, a specialist insurance and financial services business, which currently writes in excess of USD $1bn in premiums a year and has over USD $3.5bn AUM, operating from 18 offices around the world.
In 2021 the senior management team, together with Thomas Miller launched Erso Capital, a specialist litigation finance company. Between its discretionary funds, single managed accounts and co-investment funds, Erso has access to capital in excess of USD $1.0 billion. The relationship between TheJudge and Erso means our clients have access a range of solutions that can be adapted to their particular needs and requirements.
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“Air Canada has its share of significant litigation matters that entail a high expenditure on fees and disbursements. While we have the ability to self-fund, in some circumstances we might prefer to hedge the economic risk of a negative outcome. In these situations, we find litigation insurance to be a very cost-effective way of hedging our risk.”
Business Interruption Insurance Claims: Financing & Monetization
May 11th, 2020
Streamlined Financing and Monetization of Business Interruption Insurance Claims As countless businesses continue to suffer the effects of global lockdowns, many have submitted business interruption and other claims to their insurers to attempt to recoup losses. Whether such claims are … Continued
Cash is King – Managing risk and cashflow in an unprecedented legal market
May 11th, 2020
As the economic impact of the global pandemic intensifies, law firms are implementing a range of measures to try to weather the storm, including pay cuts, layoffs and partner cash calls. Although it is too early to begin to assess … Continued
Introducing Fee Shifting Insurance
May 13th, 2019
In 2017, TheJudge launched an insurance product specifically designed for parties involved in cases where the loser may be subject to an adverse award of attorneys’ fees. For example, because the arbitration clause or applicable statutory regime provides for fee … Continued