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Over the years, awareness and acceptance of funding has grown in the legal community, as has the reputation of funding as a means for claimants with meritorious claims to secure access to justice. Yet while many historic concerns about funding as a concept have been resolved, the nebulous issue of ‘transparency’ remains for some.

In an article, published in the forthcoming June 2020 issue of the Litigation Funding magazine, Augusta Ventures Investment Manager Joanna Bailie discusses the recent judgment in Jalla & Ors v Royal Dutch Shell, in which the court seemingly ordered broad disclosure of both the claimants’ damages-based agreement with their lawyers, as well as the funding arrangements sitting alongside this, and considers the competing interests of litigants in relation to such disclosure.

To read the full article, please visit the Law Gazette website.