DBA Working Group Project

DBA Working Group Project

Legis Finance is convening a working group of interested UK law firms to support initiatives designed to encourage broader adoption of damages-based agreements (DBAs) in the UK for appropriate cases and clients. Our ongoing discussions with lawyers in the UK have...
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...
Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

There is a growing realisation among law firms that they are missing a trick: litigation funders are making attractive returns from assets that are the law firms’ domain, and law firms are handing them those returns. In many respects, this is an example of the world...
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...