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Development in the litigation funding market - particularly in the UK

Tuesday, April 08, 2008
There are a significant number of claimants with large commercial claims who lack sufficient capital or risk appetite to allocate resources to realise those claims..

A SQUARE :: 08Apr08 Development in the litigation funding market - particularly in the UK
Category Litigation Led Investing
Faculty Sam Eastwood
Expertise Litigation Led Investing
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
"...judicial attitudes towards professional funding have relaxed to some degree, driven by concerns that claimants are being squeezed out of the court system by a combination of spiralling costs and the withdrawal of public funding. Third party funding is now seen as making a positive contribution to access, to justice."
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