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Arbitration and Litigation/ATE Insurance – Funding Dispute Resolution in the 21st Century

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By Sam Knight, Underwriter

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The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce published a recent article praising the continuing uptake in arbitration to settle civil claims and disputes. Here at Temple we have embraced the future of civil dispute resolution and cover for arbitration under our insurance policy means your client can, too.

It seems ADR is here to stay and whilst it can never fully replace traditional litigation in all cases, the legal services sector needs to be quick to latch on and keep up with the latest changes in dispute resolution.

Contracts increasingly seem to contain the perilous ‘governing law’ and arbitration clauses that can easily stop a proposed litigation dead in its tracks. It’s important to say on top of how arbitration works, including how you can protect your client’s financial position going into arbitration proceedings.

Temple Legal Protection provide high quality, affordable litigation insurance to cover your client against any adverse costs arising from arbitrations. Through our subsidiary, Temple Funding, we can also help cover the cost of disbursements relating to the arbitration proceedings, as well as disbursements cover and insurance if the matter progresses to litigation later.

If you would like more information or have any other legal expenses insurance query, please email matthew.pascall@temple-legal.co.uk or call him on 01483 514428

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Sam Knight

Underwriter
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Sam Knight

Sam is an Underwriter within the commercial underwriting team.

After achieving an Outstanding on the Bar Training Course and being called to the Bar of England and Wales, Sam joined Temple in July 2021 to capitalise on his love for complex commercial cases and to put his legal knowledge into action.

Sam achieved a First Class LLB Law (Hons) degree in 2020 and went on to become a Sir Thomas More scholar with the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He is currently pursuing an LLM by studying Commercial Law and writing a specialist dissertation on jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments in international commercial litigation post-Brexit.

Sam’s technical understanding of the law and the realities of litigation means he understands the value of getting things done quickly and correctly the first time around. He is always willing to go the extra mile and aims to provide the highest quality service at every stage of the case.

 

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