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Monday, 3 August 2020

The volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has upended many industries. Sadly, some corporates will seek to take advantage of the situation and will trample the rights of those they consider weaker, whether SME companies in their supply chains, or large volumes of individual end consumers. Some of those that have been wronged will not only be out of pocket as a result, but will also struggle financially due to the wider impact of the crisis. In many situations, the injustices they face will go unanswered as they will be unable, or unwilling, to finance the legal fees required to pursue action.

In an article published in the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog, Augusta Ventures Head of Group Litigation Jacqueline Young discusses how class actions, with the backing of litigation funders, may offer claimants some hope in these uncertain times.

To read the full article, please visit the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog.