High Court uncaps costs liability for litigation funders

For the first time, the High Court has declined to limit a litigation funder’s liability for post-litigation adverse costs to the amount of funding provided. This decision marks an increase in financial exposure for commercial funders, which now extends to the full amount of a successful party’s legal costs. Substantial indemnity costs were awarded in […]

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Will new guidelines improve court access for the media?

A practical new guide on media access to courts has been issued by the HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) earlier this month. The guide is an accessible first point of reference for court and tribunal staff who handle information requests from the media or arrange media access to trials. It has been developed by  …

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