- 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
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.
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