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

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Claimant and defendant sides fail to agree clin neg fixed costs levels

2019-10-17T08:52:00+01:00By

Working group spends 18 months looking at fixed costs issue, but finds limited common ground.

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Move towards ‘workable’ DBA regime through redrafted rules

2019-10-16T15:06:00+01:00By

Hybrid agreements and DBAs for defendants on the agenda for new regulations.

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Solicitor suspended after firm waited years to pay disbursements

2019-10-16T14:34:00+01:00By

Jayne Greer did not know about non-payments but found responsible for allowing situation to arise.

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Australian funder pushes on with European expansion

2019-10-16T09:27:00+01:00By

IMF Bentham will acquire Omni Bridgeway, a Dutch litigation funder.

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Counsel fee not fixed for claim which left protocol

2019-10-14T15:15:00+01:00By

Court rules that costs officer was right to consider counsel’s advice fee as a disbursement.

DJ wrong to recuse himself on barrister's fees

2019-10-11T11:58:00+01:00By

Solicitors also criticised for seeking opinion of retired district judge to help their case.

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High Court judge allows £786 hourly fees but calls for rate review

2019-10-11T09:07:00+01:00By

Judge says current guideline rates going back to 2010 are ‘not helpful’.

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