Funding

Burford Capital reaches billion dollar mark in litigation finance

Bond issue raises £100m law firm finance business as global demand for its services increase

What does the future hold for third-party litigation funding?

David Greene, Ken Daly, and Jeunesse Edwards consider the development of third-party litigation funding, the risks and rewards involved, and whether there is a need for regulation of the growing industry

Wider discretion given to costs judges when assessing solicitors’ costs

Court of Appeal considers 'special circumstances' when departing from one fifth rule for first time

Augusta Ventures funds ten professional negligence claims against solicitors

Analysis of claims reveals individuals just as likely to seek funding as businesses

Litigation funder coordinates shareholder action against Volkswagen

'Emissions scandal' gives rise to alleged breach of German securities law

Irwin Mitchell offers claimants fixed fees in commercial litigation

Clients to be given a 'huge degree of certainty, in an often uncertain environment'

Damages-based agreements need urgent review

Government must promote confidence in Jackson's litigation funding option