Funding

Divorce finance: choosing the right litigation funding structure

Funding a divorce places additional strain on spouses but specialist providers can offer a suitable solution, says George Williamson

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to legal business

Whistling to a funder’s tune?

Different types of litigation funding can influence a claimant’s choice of venue, adding to the complexity of their decision making, explain Ben Pilbrow and Ruth Manson

A whirlwind six months

Georgina Squire reflects on the groundbreaking judgments and procedural changes litigators have had to get to grips with and looks ahead to the possible impact of Brexit

The dangers of fixed costs litigation

The City of London Law Society’s submission should anchor the debate on the proposed FRC extension, argues Andy Ellis

Firepower of litigation funders increases

UK funders’ total balance sheet assets rise 25 per cent in a year

The kindness of strangers

Crowdfunding shows how access to justice can be reinvented for financially strained times, writes Jean-Yves Gilg