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Leslie Perrin, Chairman

Leslie Perrin is the Chairman of Calunius Capital LLP, an office he has held since January 2009.

Leslie is also the Chairman of the Association of Litigation Funders of England and Wales, since its establishment in November 2011 and in that capacity is deeply involved in the development of litigation funding as an international phenomenon.

Leslie has more than 30 years' experience of litigation markets, having been successively head of litigation, managing partner and senior partner at international law firm, Osborne Clarke. One of his cases still holds the record for a UK jury award of defamation damages against an insured defendant. In other cases, he became recognised as one of the pioneers of group actions in the UK.

He acts part-time as the Senior Independent Director of DAS, the UK market leader in legal expenses insurance.

Back in March 2012, Leslie was named as one of The Times Law 100, said by The Times to be “a snapshot of those lawyers we believe to be the most influential in society right now".


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Contact Leslie Perrin

Direct phone: +44 20 3142 8335

Mobile: +44 7836 606011

Email: leslie.perrin@calunius.com

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Leslie Perrin is the Chairman of Calunius Capital LLP, an office he has held since January 2009.

Leslie is also the Chairman of the Association of Litigation Funders of England and Wales, since its establishment in November 2011 and in that capacity is deeply involved in the development of litigation funding as an international phenomenon.

Leslie has more than 30 years' experience of litigation markets, having been successively head of litigation, managing partner and senior partner at international law firm, Osborne Clarke. One of his cases still holds the record for a UK jury award of defamation damages against an insured defendant. In other cases, he became recognised as one of the pioneers of group actions in the UK.

He acts part-time as the Senior Independent Director of DAS, the UK market leader in legal expenses insurance.

Back in March 2012, Leslie was named as one of The Times Law 100, said by The Times to be “a snapshot of those lawyers we believe to be the most influential in society right now".

Calunius news and media

SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017 & Launch of Third Party Funding Guidelines

Singapore, November 2017

The SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium, now into its eighth year, provides a distinctive and interactive forum for participants to discuss current issues and developments in the field of commercial arbitration. This year, one of the sessions provided an opportunity to discuss third party funding of disputes with representatives of five leading litigation and arbitration funders operating in Asia. Calunius partner Mark Wells participated in the panel discussion on 'Third-Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice'. Click on the headline to access the full programme.

OffshoreAlert Conference

London, November 2017

Calunius' Chairman Leslie Perrin and Christian Stuerwald participated in panel discussions at the event, which focused on ways to 'Learn to identify, evaluate and exploit financial opportunities, minimize risk, and recover assets'. Click on the headline to access the full agenda of the two day event.

Kiev Arbitration Days 2017

Kiev, November 2017

The Kiev Arbitration Days 2017 brought together world-class dispute resolution practitioners and prominent arbitration experts to discuss problems and perspectives of international arbitration. Calunius partner Christian Stuerwald participated in a panel discussion under the heading 'Alternative funding redux'. The conference was conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association. Click on the headline for access to the full programme.

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