Research by Ferguson Litigation Funding (FLF), has found that, 18-months after the removal of the exemption from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), 93% of Insolvency Practitioners say they are more likely to seek third party litigation funding, as supported by the Statements of Insolvency Practitioners (SIP) 2 para 11.
Over 12 months has passed since the removal of the exemption for insolvency litigation from the Jackson reforms brought within the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (“LASPO”).
Article published in: Modern Law Magazine – Issue 30 | Published June 2017
Maurice Power, Ferguson Litigation Funding, examines common misconceptions funders hear
Ferguson Litigation Funding (FLF) today welcomes insolvency and litigation specialists Elizabeth Taylor and Sergei Purewal to the management team, strengthening the funder’s bench of high-level litigation expertise. Insolvency partner Elizabeth Taylor joins FLF as a Solicitor whilst Sergei Purewal, a non-practising Solicitor, will lead the team as Head of Funding. Read more…
Article published in: Modern Law Magazine | Published in February 2017
As third-party litigation funding matures in the European market, investors are increasingly considering the attractions of backing the funders. It is increasingly becoming a partnership that is working for both sides, and the key to success for investors lies in working with teams that are able to originate and source cases – because there is plenty of capital queueing up to back the right opportunities.
Maurice Power examines some common misconceptions about litigation funding
Article published in: Claims Magazine | Published on 19 March 2017
Litigation funding is a fast-growing sector. Investors are placing more funds into the market, new providers are emerging and the courts are acknowledging the value provided by the funders.
Article published in: The Law Society Gazette | 13 March 2017
Last year, litigation funders committed some £723m to legal claims, according to research by City firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain. That is a 25% increase on the previous year, and is evidence – if any were needed – that business is booming in the funding industry.