Litigation Funding Guide—Austria
Litigation Funding Guide—Austria

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Litigation Funding Guide—Austria
  • The questions raised in the guide

The litigation funding guide for Austria is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set below. The guide can be accessed here:

The questions raised in the guide

The guide answers the following questions:

1. Is third-party litigation funding permitted? Is it commonly used?

2. Are there limits on the fees and interest funders can charge?

3. Are there any specific legislative or regulatory provisions applicable to third-party litigation funding?

4. Do specific professional or ethical rules apply to lawyers advising clients in relation to third-party litigation funding?

5. Do any public bodies have any particular interest in or oversight over third-party litigation funding?

6. May third-party funders insist on their choice of counsel?