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General questions

    Who is Novitas?

    Novitas is a leading provider of loans to fund legal proceedings in a wide range of cases. We have been using our expertise to help people access legal funding since 2011. We are part of Close Brothers Group plc, one of the UK's leading merchant banks.

    What types of legal proceedings can Novitas fund?

    Novitas can fund family cases, including divorce and custody cases; contentious probate, such as inheritance or provision for family and dependants; clinical negligence cases and a range of civil litigation cases.

    Are the loans regulated?

    Yes. The loan is regulated by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and PRA (Prudential Regulation Authority) and under the Consumer Credit Act and the borrower's rights are fully documented in the loan agreement.

    What does Novitas do?

    We provide loans to cover the costs of legal proceedings, which are repayable on conclusion of the case. Repayment costs are transparent and straight forward, and there are no hidden charges. 

    Who is the funding between?

    The loan is between Novitas and the solicitor's client.