Firm / Organisation

Level

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Chairman: Adrienne Showering
CEO: George Williamson
Number of employees: 9
Languages: English, Finnish, French

Overview & History:
Level is the UK’s leading litigation finance provider for matrimonial and private client disputes, funding UK cases which typically require £50,000 - £5,000,000.
Level was founded in 2016 and, since it commenced trading in September 2017, has seen considerable growth, now providing a significant proportion of the UK’s family law and private client dispute funding, having developed close working relationships with the UK’s top family law and private client practices.
The team at Level has dedicated time and energy into fostering excellent relationships with the law firms it works with and takes a collaborative approach, taking on board suggestions and opinions of legal professionals at every stage to continue enhancing and innovating the service it offers.
The team at Level stands out in the market, with solicitors commenting “Level is a cut above its competitors”. Their bespoke, innovative and responsive service has been described as “echoing the first class, bespoke service offered by the elite law firms” and “offering a very swift turn around on decisions, fair rates and an imaginative and bespoke approach to lending”
Level is directly authorised by the FCA under both the Consumer Credit Act and Mortgage Credit Directives, providing both unsecured and secured consumer funding.
Level has contributed a number of thought leadership articles to legal and financial publications, often in collaboration with leading QCs in the field.

Services:
Litigation Finance (Family Law & Private Client Disputes)
Arbitration Funding
Living Expenses Finance
Law Firm Funding
Monetising Judgements and Awards

Family Law Funding
■ Financial remedy proceedings
■ Children Act proceedings
■ Part III MFPA 1984
■ ToLATA 1996
■ Schedule 1 Children Act 1989
■ Jurisdictional disputes
■ Variation and capitalisation of maintenance
■ Set-aside applications
■ Enforcement proceedings

Contested Probate Funding
■ Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975
■ Will disputes
■ Enforcement proceedings

General Funding
■ Living expenses loans
■ Arbitration and ADR
■ Appeals
■ Monetising judgments and awards

Recent Highlights:
Level provided funding for the weaker party in divorce proceedings global matrimonial assets were in excess of £1Bn, held in extremely complicated ownership structures, and litigation costs were over £2M.