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Alternative billing without additional risk? Litigation Insurance can help.
Thejudge June 26th, 2022

As recently reported in City A.M., an overwhelming majority of the UK’s most prominent law firms are now facing pressure from their existing and prospective clients to cut the costs of their services and make use of alternative billing arrangements. … Continued

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Chief Justice highlights the need to consider litigation funding reform for access to justice in Ireland
Thejudge April 29th, 2022

The Chief Justice of Ireland has spoken out, identifying reform of third-party litigation funding, as a possible means through which access to justice can be improved in Ireland. Ireland is one of the last jurisdictions in the world where litigation … Continued

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RENEWAL OF DIAC RULES INCLUDE UPDATES ON THIRD PARTY FUNDING AND COSTS RECOVERY
Thejudge April 29th, 2022

On the 2nd of March 2022, the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (“DIAC”) published the DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022 (“the 2022 Rules”). The Rules follow the re-launch of DIAC by Decree No. 34 of Year 2021, which abolished existing arbitration centres … Continued

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New Delaware Supreme Court decision opens door to recovering cost of litigation funding
Thejudge April 29th, 2022

In the U.S., the general rule is that each party in a legal proceeding pays its own costs and fees. There are some exceptions under which federal courts, and occasionally federal agencies, may order the losing party to pay the … Continued

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Disbursement Funding for SME business disputes
Kyle Hunter April 29th, 2022

In the current climate, many businesses are increasingly looking for creative ways to fund litigation, particularly in relation to the funding of disbursements or expenses. Disbursement funding can be obtained to assist with the costs of items such as counsel’s … Continued

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Solicitor’s Duties and Obligations
TheJudge March 11th, 2022

Solicitors have always had a duty to comply with the standards and regulations set by the SRA and on 25 November 2019, the SRA Standards and Regulations (“STaRs”) came into force.  STaRs sought to simplify the handbook but also, for … Continued

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Tech Giants fail in bids to reveal ATE premiums in the CAT
Thejudge March 7th, 2022

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) has refused to disclose a proposed representative claimant’s after-the-event insurance premiums to Google, ruling for the second time in recent months, that to do so would give the defendant an ‘unfair tactical advantage’. As part … Continued

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Judgment Preservation Insurance – Preserving damages awards
Thejudge October 2nd, 2021

Judgment Preservation Insurance – Preserving damages awards against an adverse appeal/annulment What is judgement preservation insurance? Judgement preservation insurance is insurance which provides coverage to plaintiffs who have already obtained a favourable judgement at trial court. It protects against risk … Continued

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TheJudge takes top rank again in Chambers & Partners 2021
Thejudge July 21st, 2021

          TheJudge has once again taken top rank with a Band 1 ranking in Chambers & Partners. TheJudge’s litigation insurance, now part of Thomas Miller Group, continues to go from strength to strength. Our team were … Continued

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Insolvency litigation in 2021 – Q&A
Thejudge October 3rd, 2021

Many people had predicted a huge rise in insolvency litigation in 2021. What are you seeing, and what’s your prediction for the future? As one of the busiest litigation insurance brokerages in the UK, we often spot trends in litigation, … Continued

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If you reap what you sew, is seed funding always the best solution?
Matthew Amey July 23rd, 2021

When it comes to pushing the envelope on the application of litigation funding, lawyers are sometimes known to try and persuade a funder to provide so-called “seed funding”. This is a relatively small commitment of funds to pay for disbursements or fees that … Continued

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Erso Capital, DBAs and the need for transparent discussions
Robert Warner May 30th, 2021

As reported by The Lawyer and various other media outlets, February saw the launch of Erso Capital, a litigation finance company affiliate to TheJudge Group. While much of the media attention focused on Erso’s extensive access to capital (exceeding $1bn), … Continued

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Court of Appeal decision in Zuberi v Lexlaw ushers in new era for DBAs
Matthew Amey February 24th, 2021

I have extolled the virtues of Damages-based agreements (DBAs) for clients and law firms in commercial litigation since they became permissible in England and Wales in 2013. They are a  simple and straightforward form of fee arrangement, that creates a … Continued

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Chambers acknowledges TheJudge as Top Ranked Litigation Broker
TheJudge July 29th, 2020

TheJudge Global are delighted to announce that we have been recognised as one of the leading litigation funding brokers in the UK, achieving Band 1 status in the Chambers and Partners directory.  Matt Amey has also been recognised as a … Continued

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TheJudge secures litigation insurance for consumer group Which? in landmark opt-out collective proceedings against Qualcomm worth over £480m.

TheJudge has successfully obtained litigation insurance for Which? in respect of theirwell-publicised opt-out collective proceedings against Qualcomm, on behalf of around 29 million UK consumers.

The obtaining of this litigation insurance, known as ATE insurance, is an important positive step towards obtaining a ‘collective proceedings order’, and Which? being certified as class representative by the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Robert Warner, one of the Directors of TheJudge comments: “We are very pleased to have assisted Which? in the process of obtaining litigation insurance for these proposed collective proceedings and to have the opportunity to work with such a first-class legal team. This is the latest in a series of proposed collective proceedings in which TheJudge have been instructed and it is great to be able to utilise our experience as a tier 1 ranked Chambers and Partners litigation broker to add some value to the process”.

The proposed collective proceedings have been covered extensively in the media, including via the BBC, Sky News and City AM.

Hausfeld & Co. LLP (www.hausfeld.com) are instructed to act for Which? (www.which.co.uk) supported by a counsel team at Monckton Chambers (www.monckton.com).

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