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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to explain the background to third party funding and the current trends in the area and to give a general introduction to practitioners interested in the developments in litigation funding.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the types of organisation offering third party funding;
  • Understand the background to third party funding and the types of cases to which it is most suited;
  • Understand the significance of the Arkin case and the Arkin Principle;
  • Understand the areas in which third party funding is likely to grow.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Rule 2.03 of Solicitors Costs Information & Client Care Code;
  • Arkin v. Bouchard Lines [2005] EWCA Civ 655.
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In this podcast we interview Matthew Amey, a director of leading litigation risk transfer solutions brokers, The Judge. We ask Matthew about the development of third party funding and its potential future and growth. He explains recent trends in the third party funding market and the types of cases for which it is most suited.

Podcast Added: 22/12/2008

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