LCM’s Funding Criteria

Like any financial transaction, there are certain criteria that must be satisfied before LCM will agree to finance a case.

To that end we will look for key factors such as:
  • The legal claim will be successful. LCM may require claimants to obtain an opinion on the prospects of success of the litigation from their counsel. LCM may also seek its own independent advice
  • The defendant will be able to satisfy a judgment for the amount of the claim against them
  • The key evidence that will be needed to establish the client’s claim can be obtained
  • Defendants who are insured will be able to validly claim on their insurance policy in respect of an adverse judgment
  • The claim size is at least $5m (although LCM is flexible when it comes to considering cases of a lower amount)
  • The legal claim is likely to go to trial within 2 years of finance being committed
  • The relevant legal principles involved in the case are clear and tested
  • The claimant’s solicitors and barristers have the necessary expertise to run the claim

LCM’s team of investment managers are all lawyers specialising in commercial litigation with significant experience who can provide support, strategic input and assistance with the management and monitoring of the claim to a successful conclusion.

Sydney

Level 12, The Chifley Tower,
2 Chifley Square
Sydney NSW 2000
T 02 8098 1390

Melbourne

Level 30, Collins Place
35 Collins Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
T 03 9900 6270

Adelaide

Level 30,
91 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000
T 08 7129 8137

Brisbane

Level 54,
111 Eagle Street

Brisbane QLD 4000
T 07 3012 6478