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Litigation funding set to increase as asset class becomes mainstream

Litigation funding is becoming a mainstream asset class with the market set to double in the next five years, predicts Dilip N Massand of Legal Ventures...

22 Mar 2019

UNITED KINGDOM

Hallmark International has merged with Europlaw Group (UK) Ltd now operating as Europlaw International

Hallmark International, which conducts business in the United Kingdom with branches in Europe, Africa and Russia, has merged their complete operations with Europlaw Group (UK) Limited...

Issued by Europlaw 19 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Guidance from the UK for SA insurers regarding fraudulent claims

The Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company PLC 2015 decision by the England and Wales Court of Appeal relating to insurance fraud has now been overturned on appeal by the UK Supreme Court. This appeal judgment sets an important precedent for the law relating to insurance fraud and will undoubtedly have an impact on the South African insurance industry.

By Willie van Wyk and Philene Spargo 19 Sep 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Queen announces defamation reform bill

LONDON, UK: Index has announced that thanks to our Libel Reform Campaign, the Queen has announced a defamation bill in the next parliament.

15 May 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

UK law firms under pressure

LONDON, UK: Law firms in the United Kingdom will see continued downward pressure on profitability from market conditions and regulatory changes, a recent PwC survey shows.

17 Nov 2011