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High Court: making litigation funders liable for indemnity costs will not “chill” market

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Third-party litigation funders should be liable for indemnity costs awarded against funded claimants, the High Court has ruled. Lord Justice Christopher Clarke doubted that his decision would send an “unacceptable chill” through the funding industry

October 23rd, 2014

Supreme Court extends protection for asbestos victims

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The Supreme Court has extended protection for victims of asbestos-related diseases, by ruling that the Asbestos Industry Regulations 1931 apply to all workers in factories where asbestos is being processed.

October 23rd, 2014

High Court demonstrates more merciful relief regime

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The High Court has given a clear demonstration of the more forgiving post-Denton environment by granting relief from sanctions where the defaulting party admitted it had no good reason for its failure.

October 22nd, 2014

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Above and beyond the call of duty

Christopher Deadman

In the most recent edition of the Law Society’s Civil Justice Newsletter, Rocco Pirozzolo laid bare the reasons why damages-based agreements (DBAs) have yet to take off. The essential problem with the DBA is that it is an all or nothing bet. A single roll of the dice. An ‘empty out’ job on the last favourite at Sandown.

October 23rd, 2014

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