Simon Walsh, Special Counsel at Cadwalader in London, discusses why litigation finance has grown as rapidly as it has done in the last 10 years and how privilege relates to litigation funding, particularly the differences between UK and the US.

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Published in December 2020, The Law and Business of Litigation Finance considers the international development of the law and practice of high value litigation and arbitration funding. It is an essential guide for those who provide or seek such funding, as well as for anyone who wishes to understand the litigation funding process and to avoid pitfalls.

Edited by Woodsford’s CEO, Steven Friel, and with contributions from leading experts drawn from legal practice, financiers and academia, the focus is on the UK and the US, the two main centres for the international litigation funding industry, with reference to Australia, New Zealand and other select jurisdictions.