City AM: London’s litigation financiers primed to profit on global downturn, Therium chief says

7th February 2023

In an interview with City AM, Therium CIO Neil Purslow talks about what is driving investment interest in legal finance in this economic climate. He explained that investors continue to see litigation funding as an asset class that delivers returns that are not linked to the wider economy.

Neil outlined a number of opportunities that could arise as a result of the economic downturn, including a rise in commercial litigation finance and increased interest from corporate clients as they seek to reduce their legal spending by turning to litigation funders. The piece also highlights how ESG-related litigation will further bolster the industry. “A lot of the cases litigation funders are backing touch on an ESG theme,” Neil said. “ESG is everywhere.”

Read the full article from City AM.