Is litigation funding the way of the future?

Posted 11 February 2014

Litigation funding - where an outside party provides funding for a share of the litigation proceeds - may be an interesting way for cash-strapped South Africans to access the court system. But there are potential pitfalls that must be observed, according to an article by Werksmans. 

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Three giants of the bar square up in court over contingency fees case

Posted 28 January 2014

Three of the country's top silks are squaring up against each other in a case that involves the Road Accident Fund, Discovery, and attorney Ronald Bobroff. As David Gleason discovers, the case runs deeper than many suppose, and involves the thorny issue of contingency fees and exclusion clauses in Discovery Health's contracts.

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