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Victory for 2.3 million customers – £600 million claim against BT given green light

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The courts have approved a bid to launch a £600 million class action compensation claim against BT on behalf of over 2 million customers that it allegedly overcharged. Now Justin Le Patourel can bring the landmark case to recover hundreds of pounds for BT landline-only customers, many of whom are older and from low-income households. […]

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Harbour announces £150m funding venture with Mishcon de Reya

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Harbour today announced the launch of a new litigation funding venture with Mishcon de Reya called MDR Solutions I. It will be used to fund litigation and arbitration cases for Mishcon de Reya’s clients. It is the result of a strategic partnership with Mishcon de Reya, one of the largest and most successful disputes teams […]

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Great recognition for Harbour by Chambers & Partners in the 2021 Litigation Funding Rankings

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Harbour remains a Band 1 funder in the UK and expands its team listings in this year’s Chambers & Partners. In rankings published this week, Harbour retains strong rankings across global jurisdictions. We remain a Band 1 funder in the UK, with one client commenting “They are probably the best funder in the UK. They […]

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Harbour ranks Tier 1 in Legal 500 Litigation Funding Rankings

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Harbour ranks Tier 1 in the inaugural litigation funder rankings from Legal 500. Legal 500 published it’s inaugural rankings of litigation funders on June 17 2021, and Harbour was listed as a Band 1 funder. The rankings provide an overview of the UK market including looking at current trends, key players in the market and […]

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Australian Federal Court rules in favour of 15,000 seaweed farmers in the Montara oil spill class action

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More than 15,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers may be compensated after oil and gas company PTTEPAA was found responsible for the devastation of their seaweed crops and livelihoods by the Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea in 2009. The central question before the Court was whether the Montara oil spill was the cause of the […]

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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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