Italy is seeking to annul a €190 million ICSID award obtained by Rockhopper Exploration in litigation backed by Harbour Litigation Funding. The funding agreement does not cover any costs arising past the date of the award (23 August 2022), and Rockhopper is currently considering funding possibilities to fund both fighting the annulment and enforcing the award if required.
Law firms are teaming up with litigation funders such as Harbour Litigation Funding and Aristata Capital to hold leaders of companies accountable in ESG matters, bringing litigation against the poorest performers.
Tom Rotherham has joined Harbour Litigation Funding as Director of Litigation Funding. Tom was previously an Associate at Travers Smith.