The Post Office scandal’s far-reaching impact on litigation funding

Ben Rigby and John Malpas of the Global Legal Post argue that the spotlight being placed on the role of litigation funding as a result of the Post Office scandal is proving to be a double-edged sword for funders, drawing attention to the small amount of compensation the 555 sub-postmasters and mistresses actually received – around £20,000 each – after legal fees were accounted for.