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House of Lords debate: government rejects Labour call for six-month Jackson delay

The government yesterday rejected Labour calls to delay implementation of the civil justice reforms by six months. It also refused to move on demands that the 25% cap on the success fee be calculated on the basis of all heads of loss, rather than just past loss.

February 27th, 2013 | Comments Off on House of Lords debate: government rejects Labour call for six-month Jackson delay

Third-party funders tell US lobbyists to focus on their own problems back home

American lobbyists against third-party funding were yesterday told that they would be better off trying to reform their own system than creating “a fuss” in a market where participants are “trying to do this right”. However, the current system of voluntary regulation of funders came under attack.

November 29th, 2012 | Comments Off on Third-party funders tell US lobbyists to focus on their own problems back home

Surrey practice becomes first law firm associate of Association of Litigation Funders

Surrey practice Stevens & Bolton has become the first UK law firm associate member of the Association of Litigation Funders. It joins nine funders, one overseas funder, two brokers and an individual academic member.

November 20th, 2012 | Comments Off on Surrey practice becomes first law firm associate of Association of Litigation Funders