Litigation Finance in a Post-Conflict Market

Litigation Finance in a Post-Conflict Market

In the United States, Alternative Litigation Finance (ALF)–third-party funding, litigation finance, whatever your preferred moniker—was born in a conflict zone. Ten years ago last month (October 2009), the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) of the U.S. Chamber of...
Legis Symposium on DBA’s

Legis Symposium on DBA’s

On the afternoon of 27 September 2019, leading law firm representatives, barristers, and academics from the UK and the US met at the Orangery at Beaverbrook Hotel in Surrey discuss and debate the role damages-based agreements (DBAs) should play in the English legal...
For What It’s Worth

For What It’s Worth

Damages-based agreements – effectively US-style contingency fee engagements where the lawyers are paid only a percentage of the damages recovered in the case – are more than just a new fee-charging technique for lawyers; they will likely usher in an entirely new way...