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By Yasmin Mohammad
With the development of the DIFC and ADGM international legal centres, the benefits of third party funding are becoming available to more businesses in the Middle East.
By Philippa Murphy
According to global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, and as evidenced by the firm's 2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey, the use of third party funders in commercial (and other) litigation...
By Vannin Capital
The Court ruled that the transfer of the solicitor's share of the sale proceeds to his wife was a gift and therefore a transaction defrauding creditors within the meaning of s423.
By Vannin Capital
While many of these claims are being brought by large commercial organisations (often with the support of third party litigation funders), there is now also the first application to bring a major collective damages...
By Yasmin Mohammad
Erin Miller Rankin talks to Yasmin Mohammad about the landmark decision in Essar Oilfields Services Ltd v Norscot Rig Management Pvt Ltd awarding the costs of funding to a claimant.
By Iain McKenny
In this edition of who wins where and why, we look north to Scandinavia. What started as a fact finding mission on a recent trip to Stockholm quickly revealed that a wider investigation...
By Vannin Capital
Calculating damages in the context of a dispute often differs from similar exercises conducted in a commercial context.
By Vannin Capital
We have observed much movement and fast paced progress from the Asian dispute resolution centres in the past few months. In this article, we look at two of the main jurisdictions where the availability of third party funding is evolving.
By Yasmin Mohammad
Concerns about third-party funders' potential control of a claimant's case once it is funded are often raised.
By Vannin Capital
Raymond Cox QC of Fountain Court Chambers examines the current state of the UK litigation funding industry and the benefits a more mature funding market could bring.
By Iain McKenny
Professional third-party funders tend to stay away from patent disputes. It is unfortunate because this is an area where SMEs and individual inventors whose only assets are often their ingenuity need help.
By Iain McKenny
In the ‘industry focus' section, we will focus on a specific industry and what it reveals about the legal landscape from the perspectives of claimants, lawyers and funders.
By Vannin Capital
There is Jersey case law which clearly shows that, in principle, commercial litigation funding is permitted.
By Vannin Capital
Once upon a time, litigation funding was champertous and unlawful.
By Vannin Capital
In ‘the view from abroad' section, we take a closer look at Australia - one of the world's strongest and most progressive third party litigation funding markets