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Litigation funding is here to stay

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
John Walker shares his views on why it is here to stay, if it is investable and why it isn’t controversial….

A SQUARE :: 25Apr07 Litigation funding is here to stay
Category Litigation Led Investing
Faculty John Walker
Expertise Litigation Led Funding
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Over the last eight years John Walker has developed highly specialised skills in providing funding for and managing insolvency, commercial and multi-party litigation. He is managing director of IMF(Australia), which is the largest litigation funder in Australia.

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