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Recently published statistics from Quanta Capital, a London-based litigation funding provider, has revealed a significant increase in the number of parents who, having previously provided their children with finance to buy homes, are now resorting to formal legal action to recover their money.

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Tennis legend Boris Becker, who won the first of 3 men’s singles at Wimbledon in 1985 at the tender age of 17 and who earned $25m in a successful 22 year playing career, is taking a somewhat unconventional approach in trying to avoid bankruptcy proceedings in the UK Courts. The popular ex-player turned TV pundit was declared bankrupt in June 2017, owing bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co an undisclosed sum of money.

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