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Funding divorce—a risky future?

Published on: 24 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Funding divorce—a risky future?
  • What has led to the growth of divorce financing in the UK?
  • How does divorce financing operate? What is the difference between lending money to fund a case, and investing in a case?
  • What terms are offered to those seeking finance?
  • How is the relationship between law firms and financiers structured?
  • What rules/laws govern the lending of money for the purpose of divorce litigation?
  • What are the risks for financiers/borrowers?

Article summary

Family analysis: What’s the future for divorce financing? Emma Leavesley, solicitor and mediator at Herrington Carmichael, and Liz Cowell, principal lawyer at Slater & Gordon, comment on the reality of divorce financing and the risks for all those involved. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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