The report contains findings from an attitude survey interviewing general counsels, litigation funders, law firm partners, QCs and PR advisors across jurisdictions.
Key findings include:
- ESG is set to dominate future disputes, with the largest percentage of survey respondents noting it as the area of note for future litigations.
- The majority of respondents (61%) consider reputational impact when advising clients in a dispute.
- There is a growing recognition that litigation PR is necessary in a client’s legal strategy in a dispute – 76% of the respondents agree.
- However, PR consultants’ involvement in litigation strategies remains low, with only 8% always involving external PR consultants when advising clients.