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.