Ireland’s Supreme Court Maintains Law Against Third Party Funding In Ireland

This case itself concerns the claimants allegations that there was impropriety in a tender process resulting in the award of a mobile phone licence to Esat Digifone in 1996.  As the claimants bid was unsuccessful they claim this resulted in a material loss. In order to bring their claim before the courts they needed to raise … Continue reading Ireland’s Supreme Court Maintains Law Against Third Party Funding In Ireland

Clients, Companies and Legal Teams: What Are Your Litigation Funding Options?

Clients, Companies and Legal Teams: What Are Your Litigation Funding Options? The litigation funding and insurance market is growing rapidly. Whether you are a solicitor advising your client, in-house counsel considering your options or a company deciding how to finance a claim this guide is designed to help explain all your options. Perhaps you have … Continue reading Clients, Companies and Legal Teams: What Are Your Litigation Funding Options?

Ireland May Be About To Open For Litigation Funders

Last year, High Court Judge Aileen Donnelly refused permission for a UK firm to provide funding for a case involving businessman Tony Boyle against billionaire Denis O’Brien, former Fine Gael minister Michael Lowry and the State. Mr Boyle claimed his company, Persona Digital Telephony, failed to secure a mobile phone licence in 1996 that was … Continue reading Ireland May Be About To Open For Litigation Funders

First Full Service Litigation Funder Opens In Germany

Therium Group has decided to become the first full-service litigation funder in Germany. Therium Group are one of the biggest third party funders globally. They currently have more than $300 million in committed capital. Therium has identified an appetite for litigation funding in Germany. It is reportedly driven by the increasing number of corporate and commercial disputes being … Continue reading First Full Service Litigation Funder Opens In Germany

Ethical Fears Regarding Litigation Funding Persist

Lake Whillans & Above The Law conducted a survey in 2016 to better understand how litigation funding is evolving. Their research was focused on understanding how clients view litigation funding and what might be holding the industry back. They focused on solo practitioners, in-house counsel, law firm partners and counsel and law firm associates. From … Continue reading Ethical Fears Regarding Litigation Funding Persist