David Johnstone – Managing Director
As a director of a litigation funding business strategically placed into runoff in 2008, David has experienced first-hand the challenges faced when exiting the Personal Injury arena. That loan book has been run off across a significant number of legal firms, some of which subsequently failed, and the loans have therefore been followed through administrations and other insolvency arrangements to case conclusion.
This experience highlights the need for strong and structured administration, combined with the need to remain close to the individual cases and a detailed understanding of bill drafting, to ensure the maximum financial recovery is achieved over time.
David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from managing businesses involved in the civil litigation arena, together with financial, analytical and legal services experience.
Retirement Project - Grant Saw Solicitors LLP
“With our claimant personal injury partner retiring in we decided the time was right to step back from PI work. We reviewed the market options, were disappointed at the discounts being applied by potential buyers of the WIP and were referred to R&R’s offering the full realisation of WIP over time. It has effectively delivered what it “said on the tin” - over the project period we have seen a steady flow of receipts being accounted for to us, allowing us to recover the full value we had built up in the files."
- Mike Clary, Partner
Restructuring Project - Copley Clark
“Having taken a strategic decision to be completely step out of the claimant personal injury sector we were R&R’s first client to step back on a phased basis. R&R customised their offering specifically for us and I am happy to say it has worked a treat. We could focus our own resource on matters where we had a possibility of concluding within our timetable and utilised R&R’s panel firms to continue to work on other matters. Not only have their services allowed us to retain the value we had built in the files, the nature of the services ensured we were able to offer our clients the option of moving to firms with the skill sets required to best service their specific needs. For firms considering restructuring we would have no hesitation recommending R&R Solutions."
- Malcolm Lawrence, Partner
Restructuring Project - Farley Dwek Solicitors
" We had an extremely positive experience working with Recovery First after making the strategic decision to move away from an area of law and retune our business model. The process was very straightforward, and we were really pleased with the overall outcome. We would highly recommend the Recovery First model as a practical solution to any law firm wishing to exit a specific sector.”
Jonathan Dwek, Director
Ticking all the boxes for a quick, clean, confident exit from legal markets due to restructuring or retirement.
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