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Family litigation funders made the subject of third-party costs orders (Kazakhstan Kagazy plc v Zhunus)

Family litigation funders made the subject of third-party costs orders (Kazakhstan Kagazy plc v Zhunus)
Published on: 16 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Family litigation funders made the subject of third-party costs orders (Kazakhstan Kagazy plc v Zhunus)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • Trust funds
  • Payment of legal fees by family members
  • Third party costs order application
  • What did the court decide?
  • Consideration of the authorities
  • Judge’s conclusions in the case
  • Case details

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: This analysis discusses the general principles in the making of third-party costs orders under section 51 Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981) and, in particular, how they apply to family members providing funding, what is meant by a ‘pure funder’ and how any discretion is to be exercised. Written by Jon Lord, associate, at Weightmans LLP. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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