Like many people, I often use Christmas as an opportunity to catch up with old friends and let them know my family and career news. Having told an old university friend that after 23 years in private practice I was now working for a litigation funder, a few days after Christmas I received a LinkedIn invitation from him including, to my surprise, a message asking me “What on earth is litigation funding?”. I was surprised by the message because my friend is a practising solicitor, having qualified twenty years ago.

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