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07.08.2018 / Law360

Elizabeth Korchin appointment features in Law360.

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06.08.2018 / Therium

Therium adds to investment team in New York with the appointment of Elizabeth Korchin.

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02.07.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Phi Finney McDonald has filed the Therium funded Commonwealth Bank Australia shareholder class action.

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25.06.2018 / Litigation Funding

Tim Mayer’s article in Litigation Funding analyses the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) – Queen Mary Task Force’s report on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration published in April.

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14.06.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

How Therium and law firm Phi Finney McDonald won the right to lead the GetSwift class action claim in Australia is reported in the Litigation Finance Journal.

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14.06.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Tim Mayer’s podcast in Litigation Finance Journal.

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11.06.2018 / Law Society Gazette

A look at law firms moving into funding.

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11.06.2018 / Financial Times

Lex’s take on the growth of litigation funding in the UK.

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08.06.2018 / Daily Telegraph

Litigation fund launched by investment firm Connection Capital funded by Therium.

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29.05.2018

Funding takes centre stage in decision of who leads group claim. Therium had a “clearly preferable funding model” according to Mr Justice Lee and Phi Finney McDonald appointed as a result.

16.05.2018 / Therium

The Brief is full of the firm’s news and views on market developments in litigation and arbitration finance.

Highlights in this issue:

Update from John Byrne and Neil Purslow, Co-Founders, Therium Capital Management
Therium completes first close of new £300 million fund from global institutional investors
Taking advantage of group litigation offerings, by Neil Purslow, Co-Founder, Therium Capital Management
In the spotlight: Q & A with James Oldnall, Partner, Mishcon de Reya

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25.04.2018 / Business Insider

Therium funding of potential class action against AMP is reported in the Australian press.

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17.04.2018 / Financial Review

Class action lawyers to fight over GetSwift.

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16.04.2018 / Law Society Gazette

Elly Brindle appointment features in Law Society Gazette.

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13.04.2018 / City AM

Elly Brindle appointment features in City AM.

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12.04.2018 / Therium

Therium adds to its investment team in London with Elly Brindle.

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03.04.2018 / City A.M

Today City A.M. reveals the varied and surprising names behind a massive £550m legal battle with Lloyds over its takeover of HBOS at the height of the financial crisis – and the cast includes major institutions, aristocrats, vicars and politicians. The groups, which includes institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura Asset …

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29.03.2018 / Financial Times

Car owners in England and Wales wishing to sue Volkswagen for diesel emissions fraud have seven months to join the case at London’s High Court, which on Thursday appointed law firms Leigh Day and Slater & Gordon as joint leads to take on the German carmaker. With some 60,000 claimants already signed up, the …

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29.03.2018 / Reuters

High Court has indicated that it will be recommending the Group Litigation Order for consumers in England and Wales in relations to VW for Dieselgate, subject to the approval of the President of the Queens Bench Division.

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29.03.2018 / Daily Telegraph

London Court set to give the go-ahead to ‘dieselgate’ lawsuit for 60,000 Volkswagen car owners.

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14.02.2018

Therium Completes First Close Of New £300 Million Fund From Global Institutional Investors.

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31.01.2018 / Financial Times

Noel Edmonds secures funding for HBOS lawsuit

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31.01.2018 / The Guardian

Noel Edmonds secures funding to pursue £60m Lloyds claim

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31.01.2018 / City A.M.

TV presenter Noel Edmonds secures Therium litigation funding for Lloyds HBOS legal battle

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28.12.2017 / Financial Times

Litigation funders spurred on by bigger caseload

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Events:

08.09.2017

Oslo : Therium er blant de ledende litigation funders internasjonalt. Vi har gleden av å invitere til frokostseminar med senior investment officer Nick Moore fra vårt hovedkontor i London.

14.11.2016

New York : Neil Purslow is speaking at Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York.

18.09.2016

Washington DC : John Byrne, Neil Purslow, Eric Blinderman and Patrick Dempsey are attending the IBA annual conference in Washington.

06.09.2016

Oslo : Therium arrangerer et frokostseminar om søksmålsfinansiering i det skandinaviske markedet.

01.07.2016

Barcelona : Neil Purslow gave a talk about funding financial market disputes at the Banking Litigation Network Conference.

19.05.2016

Polonia Palace Hotel, Warsaw : John Byrne spoke at CEE Consulting Group’s Introduction to Third Party Litigation Funding conference.

18.05.2016

Freshfields, London : Tim Mayer was a panellist at the 6th Annual GAR Live London event. The debate, “Getting the client paid”, explored both the legal and practical aspects of enforcement and other means of monetising awards.

12.05.2016

JLT, London : Neil Purslow and Hanif Virji spoke at JLT’s Commercial Litigation Conference. Hanif gave a talk entitled: “Building and funding group actions involving financial markets disputes.” Neil was a panellist for a discussion about trends in third party funding.

20.04.2016

London : Neil Purslow spoke about “The Rise of Litigation Funding in the UK” at AIG’s Corporate Governance Event 2016

03.12.2015

London : Neil Purslow spoke at the International Bar Association’s “Third Party Funding and International Arbitration Conference”

24.11.2015

London : Neil Purslow spoke at the C5 Financial Institutions Regulatory Disputes and Investigations conference on “Litigation strategies at the time of increased regulatory scrutiny” and led a masterclass on “De-risked strategies for recovering losses from defective and inappropriate financial products”.