We understand that Litigation Funders, Law Firms and Individuals alike, need things done quickly, accurately and for the best price possible. Therefore, strong relationships throughout widespread networks, means you’ll get a quick turnaround and some of the most competitive terms in the market.
We arrange litigation insurance for anything from small business disputes to complex commercial cases and provide cover ranging from $100,000 to multi-million dollars.
So, you don’t need to ‘shop around’ doing all the extra leg work, we will take care of everything for you.
Our vast network of major insurers, funders and law firms means you have access to the best available in Australia and overseas. The Vie Legal Insurance team have been involved in the Legal Insurance industry almost since its inception, therefore there is little we can’t get the answer for. The founder of Vie, Sarah Hawksworth brings her extensive knowledge from the UK, where litigation insurance is huge, meaning we have expertise in many jurisdictions.
We work with a range of law firms such as Slaters and Gordon, Phi Finney McDonald and Accident Claims Lawyers, plus leading funders in the market, such as: Therium, Litigation Lending Services, Ironbark Funding, Holman Webb and William James, Maddison Marcus. This means you’ll be connected to the most effective partnerships for you and your case.
If a legal dispute has merit, we will connect you with the right people and product to help see that claim come to fruition.
Sarah has worked in the insurance industry for most of her career and has extensive experience in funding and insurance arrangements. Sarah qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales and has worked as Legal Counsel/Group Insurance Manager at NCC Group, Legal Counsel/Insurance Underwriter at AmTrust Europe and as a Senior Commercial Litigation Solicitor for the defendant insurer firm DWF LLP. Sarah was also a Director of another specialist insurance brokerage in Australia.
David started his early career in the IT industry as a mainframe computer operator. Fast forward a few years and he had successfully set up and sold his own data preparation services business. He was a Sales Manager then Director then Group Managing Director for Ferrari Computer Group.
In 1986 David joined Azlan Group Plc as Managing Director, took it to being a market leader, secured venture capital and orchestrated a management buy-out for 6 million pounds in July, 1991. Then, in November 1993, he floated Azlan on the London Stock Market with a value of 51 million pounds. For this achievement, he won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1994, sponsored by the British Venture Capital Association and the Financial Times.
- Providing the best access to justice for your clients by helping to mitigate their financial risk on a non-recourse basis. Calm client = happy lawyer.
- More strong cases to work on that wouldn’t otherwise be brought due to financial limitations.
- No need to work on no win, no fee.
- Improved cash-flow for law firms – we can access funding for lawyer’s fees and disbursement fees (this includes counsel’s fees, expert reports, administrative costs).
- Enables you to offer contingency fees with a reduction of financial risk.
- Access to our specialist knowledge at no extra cost .*