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Firm profile for Litigation Support 2021

Litigation Support

About

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Chief Executive Officer: Martin Tonnby

Chief Investment Officer: Ellora MacPherson

Location: London  

Employees: 31

Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese

Overview & History: 

Harbour is the largest privately-owned litigation funder, having raised over $1.541bn of third-party capital since inception. Established in 2007, Harbour has funded over 125 claims, with arbitrations under 6 arbitral forums and litigation in 13 jurisdictions. With 15 dedicated investment professionals, each with a designated jurisdictional focus and dispute type specialism.

Services: 

At its most basic level, what Harbour does is very simple. Harbour pays legal bills and protect parties against adverse costs if their claim turns out to be unsuccessful. In exchange, a claimant agrees that we take a pre-agreed portion of the damages if their claim is successful.

At a more granular level, what we offer is a range of funding products.

These include:

■ Single case funding – a single claim supported by Harbour’s capital

■ Portfolio funding – two or more claims supported by Harbour’s capital

■ Funding facility – a recourse loan to help a law firm manage contingent revenues

■ Monetisation – a single claim acquired by Harbour

■ Insuring litigation costs – insuring against the costs and risks of litigation, provided by the wider Harbour Solutions Group ©

Each of these claims can relate to a variety of different types of dispute including:

■ Arbitration

■ Competition

■ Construction disputes

■ Enforcement

■ General commercial disputes

■ Group actions

■ Intellectual property

■ Insolvency

All of which we can support anywhere in the world where litigation funding is permitted.

Key Clients: 

There are a many different groups that can benefit from Harbour’s services. Individuals, corporates, advisors, and law firms regularly solicit Harbour’s services, but anyone looking to mitigate the costs and risk of litigation could become a client.

Harbour, 8 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4BE 

Litigation Support

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Australia

Litigation Funding
Band 2
Global-wide

Litigation Funding: International Arbitration
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Latin America-wide

Litigation Funding
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Nationwide - Canada

Litigation Funding
Band 2
South-East Asia

Litigation Funding
Band 3
UK-wide

Litigation Funding
Band 1

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Australia

Litigation Funding


Stephen O'Dowd
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UK-wide

Litigation Funding


Susan Dunn
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Head Office

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8 Waterloo Place

4th Floor

London

Greater London

UK

SW1Y 4BE

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