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The first issue to consider is that while it is possible to obtain a non-party cost order (NPCO) against a funder, the courts distinguish between different types of funders being:
pure funders—someone with no direct financial interest in the outcome of the litigation ie they will not benefit from it, are not funding it as a matter of business and are not seeking to control the course of the litigation
professional funders—someone who has a financial interest in the outcome of the litigation
A family member falls within the pure funder category. The Court of Appeal in Hamilton v Al Fayed (No 2) held that pure funders are generally exempt from liability under section 51(3) of the Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981) for the costs of a successful unfunded party. It was considered that pure funding of litigation ought generally to be regarded as being in the public interest, but the essential motivation for providing the funding must be to enable the funded party to litigate what
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