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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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Treating a dispute as an asset
Verity Jackson-Grant August 16th, 2018

How treating a dispute as an asset can lead to funding for more than legal fees 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 … 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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Litigation funding: what you need to know about this fast-growing business
Verity Jackson-Grant May 18th, 2018

Litigation funding has been growing in prominence in recent years, and up-and-coming  litigators need to ensure they are up to speed with what is becoming and increasingly influential factor in the market. Click here to read Verity Jackson-Grant’s article originally … Continued

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Finance directors need to understand the litigation funding options
Verity Jackson-Grant May 17th, 2018

With so much choice in the market, finance directors can struggle to see the wood for the trees when looking for the right funding for their legal action. They would be forgiven for assuming litigation funding should be their first … Continued

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Sharing the DBA Fee Risk
James Delaney May 25th, 2017

DBA insurance could expand the use of damages-based agreements in commercial litigation, with law firms able to boost their profit while limiting their exposure By James Delaney – as published in The Lawyer on 25 May 2017 https://www.thelawyer.com/knowledge-bank/white-paper/sharing-dba-fee-risk/ Damages-based agreements … Continued

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Litigation risk to boom in 2017
Matthew Amey April 25th, 2017

Financial advisors must make sure their legal counsel is up to speed with the options available. According to forecasts, 2017 is set to be a record-breaking year for commercial disputes, and FDs and financial advisors need to consider carefully their … Continued

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My career story: “I went from Clifford Chance to litigation funding”
TheJudge February 6th, 2017

Erika Levin worked in private practice for a variety of firms, including Clifford Chance in New York. She is now senior vice president and general counsel at litigation funder and insurance broker TheJudge.   My career story: “I went from Clifford … Continued

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Jackson One Year On: Survivor or Victim?
TheJudge October 25th, 2016

Since the Jackson reforms to civil litigation were introduced this time last year, their impact has been more severe for some than for others. Here, we provide an overview of how different areas of the litigation world have been affected. … Continued

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