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2023 London ILFA Conference: Even the most conservative institutions are increasingly embracing legal finance

  • Securities litigation
October 24, 2023
Liz Bigham
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At its first European conference on June 27 in London, the International Legal Finance Association (ILFA) gathered a group of senior law firm partners to discuss law firm innovation in the European market.

Even conservative businesses and institutions are recognizing that they have an obligation to their stakeholders to consider participating in litigation when their businesses are harmed by rulebreaking behavior, and understanding that they can use legal finance to de-risk and remove the cost of doing so is key to their acceptance.

Recent research reinforces that even in-house lawyers who were historically sceptical of legal finance now consider it a relevant and valuable tool.


About the panel

The panel included Jamie Curle, Partner, DLA Piper; Natasha Harrison, Founder & Managing Partner, Pallas Partners LLP; Richard Healey, Partner, Gateley; Elena Rey, Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP; Clive Zietman, Partner, Stewarts; and was moderated by Neil Purslow, Chief Investment Officer, Therium.