Category Archive: Insights

IPOs begin to dominate strategies as Law firms seek out post-pandemic growth.

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In a recent nationwide survey of over 200 law firm partners, 31% stated that their firm is actively considering a stock market listing in the next 12-18 months with a further 44% saying an IPO was under consideration. Coupled with this, 78% of law firm partners said their firms were either in active discussions or […]

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Building a high performing team in uncertain times

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Ellora MacPherson considers how to build a high performing team in an article for HR News Following recent government announcements about a return to the office after more than a year of home working, many businesses will be turning their thoughts to how they can entice employees back. Attracting, as well as retaining talent, are […]

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From Trainee Solicitor to Asset Manager – Mark King Speaks to Legal Week

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There are now more opportunities than ever to get into litigation funding early in your career, even when training. The traditional route of training within a law firm is no longer the only option open to aspiring trainee solicitors. There are a multitude of in-house training programmes offered by businesses that can provide trainees with […]

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The missing piece: class actions in the UK

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Stephen O’Dowd considers the need for a generic class action regime in the UK At a time when class actions are gaining momentum around the world, and victims of mass harm have access to litigation funding and the ability to forum-shop, the UK must offer them an effective means of redress. Touching on the Hiscox […]

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How can businesses turn litigation to their advantage in the current climate?

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Stephen O’Dowd talks to Real Business In an article for Real Business Senior Director of Litigation Funding, Stephen O’Dowd discusses how companies at risk of collapse can use litigation funding to survive a challenging economy. While for many businesses litigation is associated with negative consequences, Stephen argues that litigation can be turned into an asset […]

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Enforcement and asset recovery in a challenging economy

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Even in the best of times it’s important to have an eye on enforcement prospects before embarking on a claim. The momentous events of 2020 have reminded us that this adage is more relevant than ever. A claimant has two key questions before embarking on costly litigation. Firstly, will your counterparty still have the means […]

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