At Harbour we are committed to working in partnership, streamlining processes and providing a range of funding solutions to clients. Our collaboration with Eversheds Sutherland demonstrates this commitment by offering clients access to funding in standalone claims and a portfolio of cases. The relationship between our two firms will be led by Darrell Porter, Senior […]
Gina Wasikowski joined Harbour as Marketing Manager in August 2019. Gina supports the Investment Management team and is responsible for promoting the Harbour brand. After her first few weeks, Ellora MacPherson catches up with her to find out how it is going. Gina, why did you join Harbour? I was looking for a role at […]
Harbour travelled to Australia to meet our long-term strategic partners and attend key events. Ellora MacPherson speaks to Stephen O’Dowd, Senior Director of Litigation Funding and J-P Pitt, Director of Litigation Funding about their trip and their views on the Australian market. Stephen, can you tell me if there are any trends emerging that you […]
We are pleased to learn that we have retained our Band 1 ranking in the U.K in which we are described by lawyers as having an “impeccable reputation in the marketplace.” Clients say they have “…never met a funder so involved – they work hand in glove together with clients” and another describing us as […]
Tom Conlon joined Harbour in May 2019 as Sales Planning & Business Development Manager to support the Investment Management team. Now that he’s had a chance to settle in for the past few months, we asked him more about his role and how he is enjoying it. Tom, tell me why you decided on Harbour? […]
Harbour is recruiting for a trainee solicitor to start with the firm in Autumn 2019! This is an exciting opportunity for a trainee to gain their legal qualification within the unique environment of one of the largest and leading litigation funders. Please click here for further details of the role. Interested applicants should send their CV and […]
The liquidator of a group of investment funds (IF) wanted to bring a claim against the auditors of the IF for failing to identify frauds perpetuated by the former manager of the IF.
A group of well capitalised organisations, including FTSE 100 constituents, were keen to remove from their financial statements the costs of a £400m shareholder action which they had brought.
Litigation funding can provide access to justice for the economically disadvantaged. This is demonstrated by the AU$ 250 million+ Australian class action funded by Harbour and brought by some 15,000 seaweed farmers against PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd,
In late 2016 an AU$85m class action was filed against a large marketing group for sham contracting. This occurs where an individual described as an independent contractor actually holds a relationship of employment.
Even in a case where limitation was approaching and where the defendant was a financial institution, Harbour’s funding and introduction of a leading law firm led to a successful outcome for the claimants.
A breach of trust of an investment management agreement led to proceedings in the Channel Islands. Harbour’s funding ensured the claimant had the resources to meet every diversionary tactic deployed by the defendant in the litigation.
Harbour Litigation Funding Limited (“Harbour") - Reg. No 06426478 - is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and acts as the sole investment sub adviser to Harbour Litigation Investment Fund, L.P., Harbour Fund II, L.P., Harbour Fund III, L.P. and Harbour Fund IV, L.P. (the "Harbour Funds”).