Costs Law

15 June 2020

Funding defamation and privacy proceedings – are there still options?

We are now a year on from the abolishment of the recovery of success fees in Defamation and Privacy proceedings, which brought these distinct areas of law into line with the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in MGN v UK.

12 June 2020

Changing landscape for litigation funders - Arkin Cap lifted by Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision that the so-called ‘Arkin Cap’ is not a binding rule but ultimately at the Court’s discretion, in the recent case of ChapelGate Credit Opportunity Master Fund Ltd v Money & Ors.

26 May 2020

Are ‘no win no fee’ arrangements suitable for inheritance claims under the 1975 Act?

When a client decides to pursue a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 for reasonable financial provision, one of the first discussions between lawyer and client is how the claim will be funded.

Laura Phillips

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