A woman who duped her lawyers as she wildly exaggerated a clinical negligence claim, seeking damages of £5.7m instead of the £350,000 her case was worth, has been jailed for contempt of court.
Funder LionFish Litigation Finance and City law firm Rosenblatt have made four key litigation funding documents publicly available as part of a push for standardisation across the market.
AIM-listed Litigation Capital Management is looking to increase the capital it has available because of increased demand for litigation funding post-Covid.
A new credit hire business aiming for “zero litigation” by pushing disputes through arbitration instead of the courts was launched today.
PCB, the law firm part-owned by leading funder Burford Capital, is to merge with fellow City firm Byrne and Partners to create a significant new boutique in the litigation market.
The Forum of Insurance Lawyers has called for a presumption in the CPR that trials and hearings involving oral evidence or litigants in person should not be heard remotely.
The court has the power to require a solicitor to attend court for cross-examination in respect of a wasted costs application, a High Court judge has ruled.
Leading litigation finance broker TheJudge has been bought by insurance company Thomas Miller and launched a new funding business with access to more than $1bn in capital.