Litigation funding began as a crime. For centuries it was illegal to provide financing for someone else’s lawsuit. Ancient English “champerty and maintenance” laws were designed to stop noblemen from meddling in each other’s quarrels. A more recent example would be the case of Hulk Hogan VS Gawker Media. The financier behind this lawsuit was … Continue reading The History of Litigation Funding
The term Brexit can be heard everywhere in Britain and abroad. It is a huge moment for the UK and the outcome of the vote will affect Britain for years to come. Many are not happy with the result of the referendum and the decision to leave. A legal challenge has been brought against the … Continue reading Who is funding the Brexit legal challenge?
News and discussion regarding the litigation funding industry. We plan to cover this growing industry as it grows internationally.