Funding litigation

Funding litigation.

Key issues to be discussed:

·      What are the funding options for litigants (CFAs, After the Event insurance and Third Party Funding)?

·      Champerty and maintenance – is it consigned to history?

·      What have been the legal and policy developments in funding?

·      What are the liabilities of third parties who fund litigation?

·      Who are the funders in the market and what are their criteria for funding

·      How do funders carry out their risk assessment before they decide to fund a case?

·      What should those representing clients seeking funding of any type be watching out for?

·      Are funders regulated and if so in what way?

·      What impact has the current economic crisis had on litigation funders?

Members: Download full transcript here

Chair: Ioannis Alexopoulos - DLA
Panellists:Susan Dunn - Harbour Litigation Funding Ltd
James Popperwell - Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Robert Marven - 39 Essex Street
Venue:DLP Piper
Time:6pm - 8pm
CPD Points:2