Winning the beauty contest: an experienced funder can help law firms win client confidence

Litigation finance can serve as a powerful tool for law firms seeking to attract new clients or win plaintiff-side work from existing clients. Incorporating funding as an option in pitches submitted to secure work affords significant advantage to law firms. Among other benefits, funding helps clients reduce litigation risk, afford their top-choice law firm and improve their balance sheet.

IMF Bentham’s CEO Andrew Saker responds to ALRC reform recommendations

As Australia’s pioneer of commercial litigation funding and leading funder, IMF Bentham has a particular insight into the current system. Class actions are particularly complex and costly. Each action involves different circumstances, considerations and issues. We think that some of the ALRC’s recommendations will benefit class members and improve the existing class action regime.

Partnering to add value

It's the season for partnership announcements, and the team at Bentham congratulates newly minted partners! As new partners look for ways to add value, it is worth considering the commercial litigation funding tools offered by Bentham.

The litigation finance industry shines bright, dispelling early concerns

The American litigation finance industry is seeing increasing demand for litigation funding taking root at companies and law firms across the country. This demand, which companies like Bentham are meeting with increasing capital available for investment, demonstrates recognition within the legal and business communities of the economic value that litigation funding affords to parties pursuing and handling high-stakes commercial litigation.