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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Wise words from Mahatma Gandhi, however it seems that, despite being a lawyer, Gandhi was not talking about service in the legal sense of the world. In this article, Sophie Samani explains how not to get lost when seeking to serve individuals where their current whereabouts are unknown or they reside outside of the jurisdiction.
May 14, 2021
Sophie Samani
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New changes to CPR add teeth to Claimants’ Part 36 Offers

A recent change to CPR 36 permits Claimants to make Part 36 Offers which allow for interest to accrue after the end of the "Relevant Period" for accepting the offer. In this article, Piers Elliott considers the change made and evaluates the potential tactical opportunities this creates for Claimants.
Apr 21, 2021
Piers Elliott
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Insurers dealt Supreme blow in fight against COVID claims

The Supreme Court today handed down a series of judgments providing clarification on the principles that will apply when determining coverage for COVID-19 related claims under certain commonly used policy terms in different insurers’ business interruption policies. In this article, Lauren Pender considers the Supreme Court's decision and what that is likely to mean in practice for insurers and insureds. 
Jan 15, 2021
Lauren Pender
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Sums that equate to success

One of our challenges as a company that takes assignment of litigation is to demonstrate how we add value. In this article, our resident accountant, Gwilym Jones, analyses the numbers behind one of our recently concluded cases and explains how our approach to litigation can benefit all stakeholders.
Jul 7, 2020
Gwilym Jones
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A new life for an old instrument

Dalila Scanavacca and Sophie Samani consider the use of adjudication referral as a dispute resolution method available to Liquidators.
Jun 26, 2020
Dalila Scanavacca
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Duties of administrators in respect of company claims

Piers Elliott and Matthew Abraham of South Square consider the duties of administrators when considering whether to pursue or assign litigation and the practical steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of claims being brought against administrators. Article published in the March 2020 edition of South Square Digest
Mar 11, 2020
Piers Elliott
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Passing the Baton

An article by Sophie Samani and Scott Sobczyk on the assignment of claims - published in the December 2019 edition of Litigation Funding Magazine
Jan 7, 2020
Sophie Samani