Rohit Duggal


Introduction An Inquiry currently underway in Australia offers good insights into whether, and if so in what circumstances, third party litigation funding, particularly of class actions, should be permitted. Traditionally, third party litigation funding has been prohibited in many countries, and there has been resistance to proposals for its introduction or expansion.  Litigation funding has been permitted in Australia for some time, however.  The experience there, as reviewed in the current Inquiry and summarised in…