Founded in 2000, TheJudge is an international broker for specialty legal risk insurances, and is ranked Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners

With offices in the UK, Europe, US and Canada, TheJudge has been a pioneer in the development of the After-The-Event-insurance (ATE) market over the past two decades, and more recently are industry innovators with regards the creation of contingency fee insurances for law firms (known as “DBA Insurance” in the UK).

Until 2020, TheJudge was also a broker of litigation finance. However, following the acquisition of TheJudge by Thomas Miller, in 2021 the senior management team, together with Thomas Miller launched Erso Capital, a specialist litigation finance company. Between its discretionary funds, single managed accounts and co-investment funds, Erso has access to capital in excess of USD $1.0 billion.

Through its extensive global insurer relationships, TheJudge can provide litigation insurance solutions for small businesses requiring less than £100,000 of adverse costs or own side costs insurance, through to indemnities exceeding £100m.

TheJudge and Erso can readily combine to create optimal litigation risk transfer solutions, through an efficient one-stop service for litigants and law firms alike.

Diverse range of insurance cover

TheJudge source and advise on policies for:

  • Adverse Costs
  • Own Disbursements
  • Own Solicitors Fees
  • Appeals
  • Law firm WIP (DBA & CFA Insurance)

Full spectrum of coverage Limits

Depending on the type of litigation insurance, coverage limits for a single case can range from as low as £50,000 through to £100m+.

Key Contacts

Matthew Amey

Matthew Amey


work +44 (0)203 882 3088

Robert Warner

Robert Warner


work +44 (0)203 882 7577

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