Litigation funding: What good looks like

7th September 2023

Charlie Temperley, London Investment Manager, has shared his insights with Flex Legal on best practice when working with litigation funders and some of the key considerations in the rigorous due diligence process when deciding whether to invest in a case.

The basic requirements for a case to be attractive to litigation funders have not changed. First and foremost, the legal and factual merits must be strong. Charlie answers how to get litigation funding, as well as discussing what else are funders looking for, and what ‘good’ looks like to an investment manager?

Advice includes:

  • 1. Presenting the case realistically and commercially
  • 2. Careful planning and continuous budgeting
  • 3. Communicating clearly and openly
  • 4. Proactively managing the litigation strategy
  • 5. Focusing on the path to resolution

To read the full report, click here.

Charlie Temperley, Investment Manager at Therium

Charlie joined the Investment Team at Therium in 2022 and now manages a diverse range of litigation funding investments. His work at Therium covers investments in litigation and arbitration in the UK and globally as well as law firm finance.

Prior to joining Therium, Charlie’s experience in private practice at Michelmores LLP and Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP spanned complex, high value commercial contract claims; group actions; civil fraud and asset tracing; trusts and probate disputes; shareholder disputes; professional negligence; property litigation; joint venture breakdown; and multi-jurisdictional disputes and enforcement.