Third-party litigation funding
Taurus Capital is a leading South African financier, focused on funding commercial litigation.
Taurus Capital is a leading South African financier focused on law.
Litigation funding is a finance solution whereby a litigant with a meritorious claim funds the litigation through a third party funder on a non-recourse, risk, basis in return for an agreed share of the proceeds, if successful. Here are a few reasons why you should consider funding your case:
  • Free up working capital
    Legal fees are a significant and unforeseen drain on a litigant's working capital and cash flow. We help by providing funding for with all case expenses and offer tailor made risk sharing solutions to our clients for their matter.
  • Empowering lawyers
    Litigation funding empowers lawyers. It allows a legal team to focus on the matter and not be distracted by issues pertaining to costs. Such funding enables attorneys to litigate cases that were unable to proceed due to funding concerns.
  • Legal finance specialists
    Our team consists of retired senior counsel and experienced business people with decades of experience in law and commerce. Our legal risk and investment committees work in tandem to offer a subjective analysis of your claim and its prospects.
  • Committed capital
    Coupled with an established track record, Taurus Capital is supported by an investment consortium that has access to millions of Rands in committed funding capital aiming to fund litigation to its conclusion.
Benefits of funding your case
Litigation funding protects your working capital and cash-flow from being drained by your case.
  • Our funding is non-recourse - if you lose your case, you do not owe us any repayment of funds disbursed on your behalf.
  • Our funding provides equality of arms to combat opponents seeking to outspend you in litigation.
  • Our funding solution can provide for partial funding of legal fees which allows clients to hedge off a portion of costs and risks in their matter.
  • We provide a fresh and subjective risk analysis of your case - we conduct our own due diligence and we may also confirm our internal analysis with our network of legal experts.
Mitigate or eliminate the costs and risks in your case.
Who we are
Taurus Capital holds both a legal risk and investment committee. Each claim is analysed by both teams, with the result being the alignment of interests in the pursuit of a claim.
Legal risk
committee
Taurus' legal risk committee is made up of retired senior counsel who have decades of experience and knowledge in commercial litigation. This committee examines the claim and provides a comprehensive subjective opinion as to prospects of success on the legal merits.
Investment
committee
The investment committee is made up of experienced business people and investors who examine the meta-factors outside of a case's legal merits to determine the further commercial risks in the claim. These two teams work together to determine if a claim is meritorious and capable of being funded.
FAQs
Taurus Capital aids litigation as a third party litigation funder providing funding, support, and several other value-added benefits to both clients and lawyers which maximise a matter's prospects of success, and recovery.
  • HOW DOES THE FINANCE PROCESS WORK?
  • HOW DOES FUNDING BENEFIT ATTORNEYS?
  • IS LITIGATION FINANCE LAWFUL?
  • DO I NEED A LAWYER BEFORE I CONTACT TAURUS?
  • HOW DO I APPLY FOR FUNDING?