However, this also means that commercial solicitors will have an extra task on their hands before instructing a barrister on their client’s behalf. It will be necessary to convince investors of the strengths of cases. Moreover, most investors have a minimum threshold on claims’ worth for investment to be secured. Hence, commercial law lawyers may still see a decrease in their number of cases which. The funding gap may be partially filled by third-party investors, how much remains to be seen.
Therese Wallin is Content Editor at Contact Law (Thomson Reuters) and reflects here about some of the current ongoing issues affecting many in the UK. Therese has an LLB in Law and Human Rights and an LLM in Public International Law.