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After Fostif: lingering uncertainties and controversies about litigation funding

Spender, Peta


This article will examine uncertainties and controversies that remain unresolved after the High Court recognised litigation funding in Campbells Cash and Carry v Fostif Pty Ltd (2006) 229 CLR 386. The uncertainties are doctrinal, eg whether the assignment of a right to litigate is valid, and systemic, eg whether the existing suite of approaches is sufficiently robust to manage the challenges presented by litigation funding. Controversies persist as to whether litigation funders promote...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Judicial Administration 18 (2008): 101-115


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