If you reap what you sew, is seed funding always the best solution?
Matthew Amey November 28th, 2021

When it comes to pushing the envelope on the application of litigation funding, lawyers are sometimes known to try and persuade a funder to provide so-called “seed funding”. This is a relatively small commitment of funds to pay for disbursements or fees that … Continued

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Navigating the litigation funding and insurance market: choosing a funder
Katie Armstrong November 15th, 2018

In the final instalment of a two-part series of TheJudge Global’s guide to the litigation funding and insurance market, Katie Armstrong reviews the factors clients should take into consideration when choosing a litigation funding provider. Plaintiffs shouldn’t be tempted to … Continued

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TheJudge expands litigation insurance options in Canada
Katie Armstrong August 30th, 2018

TheJudge Global’s arrival in Canada has transformed the local capacity for commercial litigation insurance, says Katie Armstrong, the firm’s director of international development. Founded in 2000, TheJudge Global is the largest litigation funding and insurance broker in the U.K., and recently entered … Continued

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Independent brokers critical in growing litigation funding market
TheJudge April 6th, 2018

As Canada’s litigation funding and insurance market grows, truly independent brokers will become more important for lawyers seeking the best deal for clients, says Nick Robson, managing director of JusticeRisk Solutions (JRS). Robson tells that some players in the burgeoning sector are better described as … Continued

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ATE insurance helps mitigate a host of risks
TheJudge April 6th, 2018

After-the-event or ATE insurance has branched out beyond personal injury cases and is now available for all sorts of litigation, says Nick Robson, vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of the TheJudge Global. “Traditionally, people have associated ATE insurance with … Continued

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Decision a game-changer for ATE insurance
TheJudge December 14th, 2017

A game-changing Superior Court decision paves the way for plaintiffs to recover the cost of their after-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums and level the playing field in personal injury actions, says Nick Robson, managing director of JusticeRisk Solutions (JRS). The case involved a … Continued

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Litigation financing firm opens Canadian offices
Verity Jackson-Grant December 6th, 2017

A London, U.K.-based broker that arranges litigation finance as well as litigation risk-sharing insurance is now working out of Toronto and Vancouver. TheJudge Group Holdings Limited opened its two Canadian offices after acquiring the team of litigation insurance specialists from Canadian … Continued

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Litigation finance broker TheJudge enters Canadian market
TheJudge December 4th, 2017

Are Canadian in-house legal teams and law firms ready to embrace commercial litigation insurance products? A new entry to the market thinks so and says such litigation finance options could help turn some in-house teams into profit centres. Late last … Continued

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Litigation Finance & Insurance: 5 Tips to Securing the Best Funding Terms
James Blick September 19th, 2017

In the first of this 3-part series published in Inside Counsel, James Blick and Erika Levin present their top 5 tips for securing the best funding terms possible from the market. Corporate litigation finance is still a relatively new phenomenon … Continued

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