Essex Court Chambers

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Richard Hoyle and Lorraine Aboagye of Essex Court Chambers summarise a recent decision where the High Court ruled on various issues concerning a trust structure in the litigation funding context, including the role and powers of funded parties as trustees under a litigation funding agreement and the circumstances in which it may be appropriate to displace trustees with trust receivers.
An unnamed litigation funder is backing a legal claim against social media platform TikTok and its parent company ByteDance for illegally collecting millions of children’s private information in the UK and Europe and sharing it with unknown third parties for profit. The claim is being brought by Anne Longfield OBE, the former Children’s Commissioner for England. Scott+Scott UK LLP are the solicitors. Essex Court Chambers are acting as barristers for Anne. Brown Rudnick advised on structuring the litigation funding.

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