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London, 30th October 2019

Augusta, the UK’s largest litigation funder by case volume, today announces the formation of its Consumer Claims Division, with four new hires into the business.

Led by Head of Structured Projects, Ed Yell, new joiners to the team are: Investment Managers Oliver Lawson, Solicitor (joining from Stevens & Bolton), Matthew Pitchers, ACA (joining from Deloitte) and Katherine Woodfine, CFA (joining from Puma Investments) as well as Investment Associate Lewis Davey (joining from Prospect Capital). Max Turner, already with Augusta, will also work with the team.

Louis Young, Managing Director at Augusta, said “I’m delighted to welcome Oliver, Matthew, Katherine and Lewis to the new division that Ed Yell has created. We have seen increasing demand for the funding of both large-scale consumer actions and high volume individual claims, both in the UK and in Europe, and we have responded with investment into specialist...

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