Irish Supreme Court rules third party litigation funding is unlawful

30th May 2017

In a recent decision, the Irish Supreme Court dealt a blow to the third party litigation funding industry.

In Persona Digital Telephony Ltd v The Minister for Public Enterprise, Ireland’s highest court ruled that litigation funding remains unlawful in Ireland, and is both a civil and criminal offense reports the Law Society Gazette.

The case was funded by Harbour Litigation Funding.