Class action litigants expect their legal fees to match the result of the case, but that isn't always how it works, writes Michael Legg.
Technology is rapidly changing the legal profession so lawyers need to focus on what they can provide that a machine cannot, writes Michael Legg.
More action is required to regulate litigation funders who lose class actions to protect claimants and defendants, writes Michael Legg.
Rules on litigation funders have focused on quantity rather than quality in seeking to attract them to Australian courts, write Michael Legg and Nicholas Mavrakis.
The problem with class actions that are backed by litigation funders is that a lawyer in such a case may give preference to the wishes of the funder, writes Associate Professor Michael Legg .