London Team

The monitoring team looks after matters funded by Augusta. The team is made up of experienced litigation lawyers and funding experts, who keep in touch and offer assistance to the legal team and clients throughout the dispute resolution process.

Alison Heard

Investment Manager

Alison is an Investment Manager and is part of the Monitoring team responsible for the monitoring of funded cases.

Prior to joining Augusta, Alison was a Senior Associate at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, and previously a Partner at Plexus Law and Fisher Scoggins Waters. She has also run her own practice. Alison brings to Augusta a wealth of experience in commercial litigation, professional negligence claims and subrogated property damage claims both in domestic and international jurisdictions.

Alison holds an LLB (Hons) from London South Bank University and a post graduate degree in Legal Practice.

+44 (0) 203 510 2194

Dorothy McMahon

Investment Manager

Dorothy is an Investment Manager and is part of the Monitoring team responsible for the monitoring of funded cases.

Dorothy is a senior commercial litigation solicitor, having practised in the City of London for 15 years. Prior to joining Augusta, Dorothy was a senior associate at Fieldfisher. She has broad experience in High Court and Court of Appeal Litigation, and has acted for international and UK based companies, often in respect of disputes involving multiple jurisdictions.

Dorothy holds an LLB from the University of London.

+44 (0) 203 510 2165

Eliza Finch

Investment Manager

Eliza is an Investment Manager within the Monitoring team at Augusta.

Eliza joined recently after spending 11 years at Ashurst LLP where she practised as a Senior Associate. She has extensive experience of managing complex high value commercial disputes across a broad range of sectors including finance, professional services, energy, transport, infrastructure and product liability. She has experience of the full spectrum of dispute resolution mechanisms including litigation, international arbitration, mediation, expert determination and adjudication.

Eliza holds an LLB in Law from the University of Bristol.

+44 (0) 203 510 2112

Paula Cox

Investment Associate

Paula is an Investment Associate in the Monitoring team.

Prior to joining Augusta, Paula worked as an in-house Legal Costs Clerk for Shelter before working briefly as a Legal Costs Draftsman.

Paula holds an LLB from Lancaster University and completed her Legal Practice Course at The University of Law in Manchester.

+44 (0) 203 510 2168

Yetunde Ogunbiyi

Investment Associate

Yetunde is an Investment Associate in the Monitoring team.

Yetunde joined Augusta after several years of working in civil costs litigation both in-house, and in a specialist costs firm in the City of London. She has broad experience of the full cycle of costs litigation, including budgeting and costs management and has acted for both paying and receiving parties.

Yetunde holds an LLB (Hons) in Law & European Studies from the University of Surrey and completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London Bloomsbury.

+44 (0) 203 510 2126