Sir Gavin Lightman

For us, using litigation funding is primarily a tactical advantage. It creates an extra dynamic for the other side to consider.

Corporate General Counsel

Sir Gavin Lightman

Chair of Investment Committee

A distinguished former judge of the High Court of Justice England and Wales, Chancery Division (1994 – 2008), the Honourable Mr Justice Lightman (Sir Gavin Lightman) has had a very wide ranging litigation practice in the UK and abroad and has given a number of important judgments.

He was called to the Bar in 1963 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1980. He has lectured and taught extensively, including at the University of Sheffield and Merton College, Oxford.

His publications include Lightman & Moss on the Law of Administrators and Receivers of Companies, written with Gabriel Moss QC, and which is the leading work on administrators and receivers, now in its 5th edition. Sir Gavin is an accredited CEDR mediator and in 2009 was elected President of GEMME (the association of European judges committed to mediation).

 

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