Litigation Funding magazine provides accurate and in-depth coverage and comment on the complex issues of financing litigation and costs.

Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal courtroom

SRA prosecution costs soar as hearings lengthen

2019-06-26T07:12:00+01:00By

Annual report also records a significant increase in the number of solicitors struck off.

Royal Courts of Justice, Strand

Claimant awarded 10% after narrowly beating Part 36 costs offer

2019-06-25T08:59:00+01:00By

Court says uplift should be ‘all or nothing’ and not treated like a bonus for successful claimant.

Mastercard

US funder to back £14bn group action against Mastercard

2019-06-24T11:34:00+01:00By

The mass claim brought on behalf of 46 million consumers is the largest in English legal history.

Robert Hazeldean

Cyclist faces bankruptcy over £100k costs bill for injured pedestrian

2019-06-21T10:17:00+01:00By

Robert Hazeldean calls for greater legal protection to help cyclists from 'destructive' costs awards.

Rcj

Firm misses £1m costs after ‘unreasonable’ switch of funding method

2019-06-14T09:52:00+01:00By

Judge critical of London firm which changed to a CFA after beginning case on legal aid funding.

Lord Justice Leveson

Leveson welcomes progress to avert one-day criminal bar walkout

2019-06-13T11:50:00+01:00By

Interim deal between the Criminal Bar Association and government was announced yesterday.

Royal Courts of Justice

'Entirely disproportionate' costs slashed by two-thirds

2019-06-11T09:16:00+01:00By

New judgment is a fresh examination of rules applying to proportionality test.

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