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Litigation financing firm opens Canadian offices

Thursday, November 02, 2017 @ 1:19 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

A London, U.K.-based broker that arranges litigation finance as well as litigation risk-sharing insurance is now working out of Toronto and Vancouver.

TheJudge Group Holdings Limited opened its two Canadian offices after acquiring the team of litigation insurance specialists from Canadian boutique broker Justice Risk Solutions. Justice Risk Solutions specialized in arranging adverse costs, disbursement financing and after-the-event (ATE) insurance in the personal injury and medical malpractice arena.

Lawyer and insurance specialist Nick Robson is the company’s vice-president and general counsel. Scott Smith, who ran a bespoke...