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Parabellum Capital

Litigation Funding

1 ranked individualsBand 3USA - NationwideLitigation Support 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Based in New York, Parabellum Capital is one of the most experienced litigation funders in operation. With a lauded and experienced team, the firm is well capitalised and can work nimbly and quickly to meet and exceed clients' expectations.

Strengths

"I have known Parabellum for a long time. The firm has gotten better and smarter institutionally, and added a lot more heft over the years. They have stayed very flexible. They will do all sorts of structures, and work to what the client needs. When I talk to people about working with different funders, I say that Parabellum are one of the firms to consider for innovative structures, they create a lot of value that way. A very good partner."

Notable practitioners

Howard Shams co-founded Parabellum Capital and serves as its chief executive officer. He is a strategic leader at the firm and a member of its investment committee. Shams is regarded as one of the most well-respected funders operating in the market and is considered by peers and clients alike to be one of the pioneers of the industry from his time at Credit Suisse, where he helped create the investment bank's legal risk and finance business.

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Litigation Funding


Howard Shams
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