Local force with global expertise
Omni Bridgeway is a global leader in dispute resolution finance, with expertise in civil-law and common-law legal and recovery systems, and operations spanning Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and the US. Omni Bridgeway offers dispute finance from case inception through to post-judgment enforcement and recovery. Since 1986 it has established a proud record of funding disputes and enforcement proceedings around the world and is an innovative and reliable partner for individuals, companies and professional advisers seeking strategic legal finance solutions.
Omni Bridgeway is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:OBL) and comprises the leading dispute funders formerly known as IMF Bentham Limited, Bentham IMF and ROLAND ProzessFinanz. It also includes a joint venture with IFC (part of the World Bank Group).
Omni Bridgeway has eighteen offices in ten countries, and a team of more than 150 professionals. The team comprises seasoned litigators, enforcement lawyers, economists, financial experts, business intelligence and asset-tracing professionals with experience in funding disputes involving claims under commercial, antitrust and intellectual property law, as well as arbitration, whistleblower, bankruptcy, securities, and multi-party claims. The team draws on an unparalleled network of relationships in law, finance, intelligence, insurance and other industries to deliver optimal strategic outcomes for clients. With expertise in legal and recovery systems worldwide, the team understands local markets and can assist globally with complex domestic and cross-border disputes.
The group finances disputes from inception through trial, appeal, enforcement, and recovery, offering solutions that include:
- Funding and management of individual and collective disputes, and international enforcement of judgments and awards (against sovereigns on all continents)
- Funding civil and arbitration proceedings in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with a focus on medical malpractice law, capital markets law, insolvency law, inheritance law, cartel damages law, and insurance law
- Enforcement of non-performing loans of banks, and subrogation claims of insurance companies
- Market leading global After the Event cost protection cover in cost-shifting jurisdictions