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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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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

Chambers and Partners Ranking of Litigation Funders

May 2018

Calunius is pleased to be ranked in Band 1 of the Chambers and Partners guide for providers of legal capital, and to be recognized as a 'highly respected funder with a "good team" and a long history in the funding space'. Please click on the link to access the full guide.

IV Arbitration Open 2018

Madrid, 10 May 2018

Calunius' co-founder Mick Smith was 'Talking Arbitration' with eminent members of the arbitration community at the Open de Arbitraje 2018. Please click on the headline to access the full programme for the event.

Calunius supports claims against VW in Austria

April 2018

Calunius is pleased to be working with COBIN in its efforts to obtain compensation from the Austrian courts for owners of Volkswagen diesel cars who have suffered loss as a consequence of the emissions scandal. COBIN has launched pilot proceedings already and plans to bring further proceedings in due course. Please click on the headline for a recent media article (in German) about the project.

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