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Irwin Mitchell loses £270k costs battle after moving clients to CFA

16 March 2018By

Legal aid certificates were discharged days before new rules came in around costs recoverability.


'Explosion of demand' fuels litigation funder's 132% profit leap

14 March 2018By

Burford Capital's share price jumps as shareholders toast 20% expected increase in dividends.

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Judge pares costs over £900-an-hour lawyers' fees

14 March 2018By

Costs reduced after court finds that bill was excessive and disproportionate.

Memory lane

The Law Society Gazette memory lane

12 March 2018

A stroll down memory lane in the Gazette.

Lord Justice Jackson introduces his final report on civil litigation costs at the Law Society

Jackson reveals his one regret on eve of retirement

6 March 2018By

Departing judge says his warnings about legal aid provision were not heeded.

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Litigation funding poised to go global

29 January 2018By Rosemary Ioannou

New and innovative products are establishing third-party funding as a staple of the UK claims market – other jurisdictions will follow

Denis O'Brien

Out of step on third-party funding

22 January 2018

Third-party litigation funding remains illegal in Ireland.

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Feb 2018 – Tough assignment

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