Keeping cases moving during Lockdown
TheJudge April 7th, 2020

Keeping cases moving during lockdown – TheJudge – “Origin Call Service” We are sure you’ll be awash with e-mailers setting out company’s policies with regards the Coronavirus. In short, at TheJudge, all our teams around the world are now working … Continued

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Funding Insolvency Disputes
Robert Warner August 9th, 2019

Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they … Continued

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Key Considerations for Adverse Costs Insurance
Verity Jackson-Grant July 8th, 2019

5 key considerations when obtaining adverse costs insurance for competition class actions The competition class action arena is a lively market. In the largest cases, several groups rise up led by different law firms all competing in the book building process. … Continued

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We believe we’ve found a solution to the law firm portfolio financing dilemma
Verity Jackson-Grant July 3rd, 2019

We know that litigation and arbitration teams are under increasing pressure to offer innovative fee arrangements, but doing so is not always straightforward, particularly for larger practices. A race to the bottom in discounting charge-out rates is not a sustainable … Continued

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TheJudge’s May Insights
TheJudge May 10th, 2019

Don’t fall foul of the updated SRA obligations Unless you are new to dispute resolution, it is likely that you’ll have a good understanding of litigation funding and ATE insurance and will engage in regular discussions with your clients about the … Continued

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Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues
Matthew Amey May 3rd, 2019

Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues The Abu-Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts have published a set of Litigation Funding Rules 2019 making them the first authority to issue such rules in the Middles … Continued

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Adverse costs insurance: Differing perspectives
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

Whilst attending a conference recently I was surprised to hear a representative of a well-known funder state that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it was becoming increasingly difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs … Continued

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ATE Premiums Recoverable
TheJudge December 3rd, 2018

ATE Premiums Remain Recoverable for Defamation and Privacy Cases The Government has announced that it will now commence s44 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (‘LASPO’) in relation to defamation and privacy cases meaning that, as … Continued

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High Court provides useful guidance on ATE as security for costs
Emily Thomas November 2nd, 2018

In the latest decision regarding security for costs, the High Court have provided some helpful guidance in respect of policy terms which may cause an ATE policy to be inadequate to satisfy a defendant’s request for security for costs. At … Continued

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