TheJudge

TheJudge
TheJudge
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TheJudge is a global litigation finance and risk management firm with a focus on funding and insurance for litigation. Established in 2000 with offices in the United Kingdom, New York, California, and Toronto, TheJudge works with more than 30 litigation finance and insurance companies.

Arranging third-party funding, litigation risk-sharing insurance, and other finance and risk management solutions for clients involved in litigation or arbitration, TheJudge is an independent broker acting on clients’ behalf to structure litigation finance.

They offer:

  • Non-recourse financing for legal fees and expenses for litigation and arbitration claims;
  • Funding for individual cases or portfolios of cases;
  • Corporate financing using one or more legal claim as the security asset;
  • Insurance to cover the client’s own litigation expenditure;
  • Legal expenses insurance (After the Event) to insure adverse costs (fee shifting);
  • Security for costs bonds;
  • Solutions to cross-undertakings in damages;
  • Insurance to cover the risk of award/judgment default;
  • Sale or monetization of awards or claims;
  • Award enforcement and enforcement financing;
  • M&A insurance, in particular, insurance to contain legal liabilities;
  • Tailored law firm finance and insurance facility arrangements.

TheJudge sources for AdvocateDaily.com are Nick Robson, vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office, and Katie Armstrong, director of international development.  

TheJudge In The News
Disbursement funding options

By Katie Armstrong . A client’s ability to fund disbursements is always a key consideration when preparing a legal budget. Historically, litigation funders would typically only consider cases of a certain size that met a significant cost to damages threshold. As a consequence, it was difficult to obtain disbursement funding at a proportionate cost due to the profile of the funders operating in this niche space. The funding market has, however, developed significantly, with new products and markets now specifically geared toward the more modest value claims and the funding of clients’ disbursements. Read more

Preparing an application for funding

By Katie Armstrong . Due to the growing awareness of litigation funding options, an increasing amount of plaintiffs and lawyers now have access to capital to litigate valid claims and grow their firms. However, for many plaintiffs and lawyers, the funding process is new and opaque. Furthermore, the skills required to successfully secure funding are typically outside of lawyers’ teachings. Read more

Arbitration funding making inroads in commercial disputes

The commercial world is waking up to the value of funding options in arbitration, says Matthew Amey , director at  TheJudge Global . Read more

Court to decide on priority of payment in ATE policy

An Ontario court is deciding who has priority of payment in an After-The-Event (ATE) insurance policy where there may not be any previous agreement for disbursements, says  Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

Navigating the litigation funding and insurance market: choosing a funder

In the final instalment of a two-part series of TheJudge Global’s guide to the litigation funding and insurance market, Katie Armstrong reviews the factors clients should take into consideration when choosing a litigation funding provider. Read more

Navigating the litigation funding and insurance market: choosing an insurer

In part one in a two-part series of TheJudge Global’s guide to the litigation funding and insurance market, Katie Armstrong reviews the factors clients should take into consideration when choosing a litigation insurance provider. Read more

TheJudge expands litigation insurance funding options

TheJudge Global ’s arrival in Canada has transformed the local capacity for commercial litigation insurance, says Katie Armstrong , the firm’s director of international development. Read more

Questions to ask your ATE insurance provider

People who need after-the-event (ATE) legal expense insurance should take care to thoroughly research providers before committing, says  Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

ATE insurance a risk mitigation strategy for plaintiffs

Personal injury plaintiffs facing opponents who would rather play hardball than settle can level the playing field with after-the-event (ATE) insurance, says  Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

Global litigation funding options hit Canadian market

Independent brokers are perfectly placed to help lawyers and their clients navigate Canada’s fast-changing litigation funding landscape, says Katie Armstrong , director of international development at  TheJudge Global . Read more

ATE insurance levels the playing field for plaintiffs

One way to ease a plaintiff’s litigation risk is to provide After the Event (ATE) legal expense insurance that could cover costs if the case is lost, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

ATE insurance helps mitigate a host of risks

After-the-event (ATE) insurance has branched out beyond personal injury cases and is now available for all sorts of litigation, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

Plaintiffs should own their legal expenses insurance policies

All parties benefit when clients are named as the holders of legal expenses insurance (LEI) policies, Nick Robson , managing director of  JusticeRisk Solutions  (JRS), tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Independent brokers critical in growing litigation funding market

As Canada’s litigation funding and insurance market grows, truly independent brokers will become more important for lawyers seeking the best deal for clients, says  Nick Robson , managing director of  JusticeRisk Solutions  (JRS). Read more

Decision a game-changer for ATE insurance

A game-changing Superior Court decision paves the way for plaintiffs to recover the cost of their after-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums and level the playing field in personal injury actions, says Nick Robson , managing director of JusticeRisk Solutions  (JRS). Read more

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