How The Latest Trends In Litigation Funding Are Developing

By Simon Thomas (August 1, 2022, 6:22 PM BST) -- Put simply, litigation funding involves a third party paying a litigant's costs of running a case in return for a share of the damages if the claim is successful.

In recent times there has been a considerable change in approach to cases being supported by a third party. This has come about because of a concern in ensuring access to justice enabling meritorious cases to be pursued.

This change in approach followed a number of official reports into access to justice, including a review of civil litigation costs by Justice Rupert Jackson in 2009, which concluded:

It is now recognized that...

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