Bar Council calls on firms to fund civil litigation
City law firms could help fund some civil litigation cases as part of sweeping proposals to overhaul litigation funding mechanisms in the UK. Guy Mansfield QC, acting on behalf of the Bar Council, is considering asking firms to invest in a fund that would be used for cases such as professional negligence, personal injury and employment disputes, which currently come mainly under the ‘no win, no fee' banner.
Mansfield QC plans to look to City to fund ‘no win, no fee’ cases
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