Litigation Funding

Lawyers urged to embrace AI as LIDW explores city’s global dispute centre credentials

Ben Rigby reports from London International Disputes Week’s main conference in Westminster

Litigation funding is vital but niche provider of legal services, major study finds

Report commissioned by Legal Services Board reveals that funders back 3-5% of potential cases

Arbitration and litigation funding legislation falls as UK heads to the polls

Laws clamping down on power of Big Tech and exonerating victims of Post Office Horizon scandal rushed through

The Post Office scandal’s far-reaching impact on litigation funding

Third-party funding’s role helping to expose a widespread miscarriage of justice has put it under unprecedented political scrutiny, report Ben Rigby and John Malpas

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Gillard and Goldsmith join speaker line-up for London International Disputes Week

Former Australian prime minister and UK secretary general will discuss state-related dispute resolution at June event

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Litigation funding bill to enter committee stage amid ECHR concerns

Retrospective nature of legislation to ensure enforceability of litigation funding agreements faces detailed scrutiny

Quinn Emanuel signs deal with Longford Capital to finance client litigation

Litigation funder has committed up to $40m in funding for the firm’s private equity clients

Government introduces legislation to reverse UK Supreme Court’s PACCAR ruling

Bill welcomed for ‘confining threat to litigation funding to history books’

UK government pledges law to boost litigation funding’s role in ‘David and Goliath’ class actions

Lord Chancellor says legislation will reverse impact of Supreme Court’s PACCAR ruling

Government pledge to reverse PACCAR judgment’s ‘damaging effects’ on litigation funding welcomed

Legislation promised after funding’s role in exposing Post Office Horizon scandal is highlighted

Litigation Capital Management hails ‘transformational’ year as realised income hits A$181m

Sydney-based litigation funder sees move into third-party asset management business pay off

Burford-backed claimants secure ‘extraordinary win’ after $16bn New York judgment against Argentina

Litigation funder due payout running into billions as CEO hails ‘major milestone’

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News | US

Slater and Gordon agree £33m funding deal with Harbour

Leading UK claimant law firm secures significant investment for consumer claims

APAC co-head quits Omni Bridgeway for Sydney disputes boutique

Oliver Gayner departs as Omni’s CEO prepares to step down in October

Profession counts cost of crucial UK Supreme Court litigation funding ruling

Funders have been quick to reassure market, despite talk of ‘shockwaves’, reports Ben Rigby

Supreme Court litigation funding judgment threatens viability of collective claims

Surprise ruling on funding arrangements particularly throws competition claims into doubt

Shoosmiths quits private client market as 41-strong team transfers to Midlands firm

Group joins recently launched Rothley Law in deal financed by litigation funder Harbour

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News | UK

US litigation funding capital commitments jump by 16% to $3.2bn

Assets under management climbed to $13.5bn last year as activity shows 'no signs of slowing down' report finds