8 October 2018
Vannin’s stock market float is further evidence of a booming third-party funding sector.
10 September 2018
How should the rules relating to ‘fundamental dishonesty’ operate?
9 July 2018
Costs reform architect eloquently demolishes government arguments for ‘caution’ on damages-based agreements.
11 June 2018
For law firms, funding claims is not for dabblers. But the profits could be vast
14 May 2018
Ask any litigator what is their least favourite aspect of the Jackson reforms and the chances are they will say budgeting.
16 April 2018
The 100% success fee model is still popular for low-value PI work – but judges need to be convinced.
12 March 2018
An electronic costs bill is long overdue but reform does not have to mean chaos.
12 February 2018
Instead of seeking to deny redress to victims of NHS blunders, politicians ought to focus on how medics can be helped to make fewer mistakes
15 January 2018
Bailey could spell the end of a bountiful benefit enjoyed by funders since 2005.
No magic formula exists to turn before-the-event cover into the main source of funding for civil litigation.
Bench accepts that the transfer of cases is necessary and proper.
13 November 2017
BNM was a missed opportunity to provide much-needed clarity on proportionate costs.
9 October 2017
As ministers ponder Lord Justice Jackson’s latest report, there are fears big business could neatly sidestep a new fixed costs regime.
11 September 2017
As portfolio deals become more popular, law firms backed by third-party funders will gain an edge over rivals.
US funding market is still seen as offering plenty of headroom for growth.
10 July 2017
Lord Justice Jackson is showing welcome signs of flexibility on blanket measures to control costs.
Ruling in Harrison provides some welcome certainty - but only some.
Introduction of the new electronic bill of costs is unlikely to run smoothly.
France has become the latest jurisdiction to approve third-party funding.
Legal cover is cheap - but poorer people are often left out.
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