Commercial Legal Finance is a comprehensive guide to the commercial legal finance industry that offers practical guidance on the mechanics of litigation and arbitration finance in key jurisdictions and practice areas around the world. Authored by the leading global practitioner, Commercial Legal Finance introduces the benefits and use cases for commercial legal finance for in-house and law firm lawyers and addresses key questions concerned with legal finance structures, pricing, and mechanics, providing a step-by-step overview of the process for obtaining legal finance.
Readers will find a wealth of practical use cases for both law firms and corporations along with explanation of the mechanics and origins of commercial legal finance and key ethical considerations for litigants and lawyers. Covering a rapidly expanding global industry, Commercial Legal Finance guides readers through the rules and regulations concerning the use of funding in key jurisdictions including the United States, England & Wales, Continental Europe, Asia, and Australia and keeps readers up to date on the latest legislation and case law. The book also covers key considerations for financing of arbitration and patent litigation and other intellectual property matters, and provides a glossary of legal finance terms for those new to the topic.