Mastering Law Practice Management

Litigation finance is a highly useful tool that helps law firms boost the bottom line and manage risk while meeting client demand for greater service at lower cost. The non-recourse portfolio funding that Bentham provides affords firms immediate cash flow that can be used to pay for operations, existing litigation-related expenses, or to take on new litigation. Learn more below.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We urge claimholders to get advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
February 01, 2017
Outside counsel who integrate litigation funding into their pitches demonstrate a true understanding of the risks and costs of litigation and a cost-effective plan for remedying the legal challenges their clients face.
January 12, 2017
Bentham IMF’s New York Investment Managers and Legal Counsel, Dave Kerstein and Jim Batson explain how Bentham structures its financing deals to enable risk sharing while delivering simplicity, fairness, and transparency.
December 21, 2016
A jaw-dropping 59% of firms reported that “non-hourly” fee projects were as profitable or more profitable than standard hourly billing.
December 14, 2016
Litigation funding may provide an effective alternative to selling receivables for law firms looking to quickly improve cash flow, enhance profitability, and preserve future revenue.
December 07, 2016
Law firm portfolio funding is a form of litigation finance involving a third-party investment in several cases on which the same law firm has been engaged on a contingency basis.
November 02, 2016
Firms that are experiencing a slowdown may find value in litigation funding as a means of taking on high-risk cases.
October 05, 2016
There are ethical rules funders and lawyers must be mindful of that prevent a third party from directly influencing case strategy.
September 29, 2016
The results of Norton Rose Fulbright's 2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey are in and show a rising trend in the use of Alternative Fee Arrangements.
September 26, 2016
Bentham IMF recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary in the United States on September 21, 2016 with a seminar co-hosted by Bloomberg BNA titled "Litigation Finance: Driving Law Firm Profitability."
September 21, 2016
For plaintiffs, the growing costs of e-discovery can cramp their attempt to gather evidence and ultimately endanger their ability to pursue worthwhile litigation.