Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is reviewing a number of issues concerning access to justice by litigants who seek to enforce their rights using the services of litigation funders and/or through group proceedings (class actions).

The Commission will report by 30 March 2018.

Links to the consultation paper, a plain English summary of the issues, and other documents can be found below.

Submissions close 22 September 2017. Make an online submission.

 

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Project Publications

Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings: Consultation Paper (pdf or Word)

In December 2016 the Attorney-General asked the Commission to report on a number of issues to ensure that litigants who seek to enforce their rights...

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Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings: Consultation Paper (html)

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is reviewing a number of issues concerning access to justice by litigants who seek to enforce their rights using...

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Summary of Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings

A short summary, in plain English for non-lawyers, of the issues raised by the consultation paper Access to Justice—Litigation Funding and Group...

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Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings: Quiz

Class actions are becoming a popular form of legal action in Victoria - but how much do you know about them? Test your knowledge with this short quiz...

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Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings: Quiz answers

  How well did you do? To find out more about litigation funding and group proceedings (class actions), read the consultation paper.    1) d) Red...

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Preface

The Victorian Attorney-General, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP, has asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to report on specified issues concerning...

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Litigation Funding and Group Proceedings: Terms of Reference

[Referral to the Commission pursuant to section 5(1)(a) of the Victorian Law Reform Commission Act 2000 (Vic) on 16 December 2016.] ACCESS TO JUSTICE...

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