Third-party funding is gaining credibility and more firms are willing to get in on the provider act, developing the market further
A fight to take the UK to task for breaching air pollution limits has reached Europe’s highest court, but such action could be harder to achieve in future
The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device
The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance
Despite rule changes, after-the-event insurance is still core to funding litigation cases, while damages-based agreements are largely ignored
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A recent High Court case has emphasised the need for investors to ensure that confidentially clauses in shareholders’ agreement are drafted correctly.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is already facing a fair share of litigation brought by shareholders , with a £4bn battle brought by investors in a £12bn rights issue looming.
The much anticipated tie-up between Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Bingham McCutcheon’s London office closes only one chapter of speculation over the fate of the US firm.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has permanently rolled out its scheme offering associates $2,000 to work anywhere in the world for a week.
The reaction to Bernie Ecclestone’s German settlement ignored the mechanics of the law.
Doughty Street has lost another public law silk with the exit of Paul Bowen QC to Brick Court, just months after a five-barrister team left Doughty Street for Monckton Chambers.