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
Large indemnities for group claims– the new norm?
Erso• March 11th, 2020
Put your case in pole position: TheJudge closes a policy with over £30m of cover With the rise in group litigations, in particular in the competition and securities sector, it’s natural that demand for adverse costs insurance policies with high … Continued
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
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