Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers (‘MBL’) is an Australian law firm founded in 1919 by Maurice McCrae Blackburn. He was a distinguished lawyer and a member of State and Federal Parliaments. From the very beginning, the firm fought cases involving civil liberties, underprivileged groups and the rights of ordinary people. MBL’s belief in fighting for the rights of its clients continues to this day and is reflected in its cases and the principles by which it operates and its results. Maurice Blackburn employs 1,200 staff and is Australia’s premier class action law firm. Typically it pursues litigation for groups, individuals, shareholders and businesses who have suffered loss due to illegal corporate behaviour.

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has recovered in excess of $2 billion Australian dollars in damages on behalf of the victims of corporate misconduct. For more details please click here to visit the Maurice Blackburn web site.

Claims Funding Europe

Claims Funding Europe is a litigation funding company founded and incorporated in Ireland in 2012. The aim of the company is to identify, manage and resolve multi-party and other significant legal claims. Claims Funding International commenced the litigation against the perpetrators of the air cargo cartel in 2010. Claims Funding Europe Ltd. has now taken over the supervision and funding of the Air Cargo case and is the nominated funder for any other European litigation.

International Litigation Funding Partners

International Litigation Funding Partners is a Singaporean based funding company that works closely with Claims Funding Europe’s long term partner, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. International Litigation Funding Partners is actively involved in litigation funding in Australia. Since its formation in 2006, the company has been involved in landmark class actions such as shareholder cases against NAB and the Multiplex case which were settled for $115 million and $110 million respectively.


BarentsKrans is a highly regarded Dutch law firm located in The Hague and with particular expertise in multi-party anti-trust and securities litigation. The team of nearly 70 lawyers is known for high-quality service and has extensive experience working for international clients. BarentsKrans’ litigators have been repeatedly involved in cases leading to landmark decisions and are used to working as part of teams in the context of multi-jurisdictional litigation. For more information about BarentsKrans, click here.

In 2010, BarentsKrans was engaged to run the groundbreaking pan European air cargo cartel litigation on behalf of European victims through the courts of the Netherlands. The legal team includes William Schonewille, Martijn van Maanen, Joost Fanoy and Tim Raats. To see their complete profiles, click here.


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