BridgePoint Financial Joins the CLA

TORONTO — September 28, 2021 — The Canadian Lenders Association (CLA) is pleased to welcome BridgePoint Financial, a leader in Canada’s litigation finance market providing innovative and value-added funding solutions with an unwavering focus on client service since 2005.

Gary Schwartz, President of the CLA, said, “BridgePoint Financial brings key expertise in the litigation finance market to our community. I am excited to work closely with the team on innovative credit and payment models that will help better service Canadian consumers with a wide variety of legal services.”

BridgePoint’s financial solutions have become the benchmark in Canada over the past 15 years and they continue to evolve their offering to best meet the needs of both their B2B and B2C clients. Law firms can manage funding options in BridgePoint’s digital environment, which is complemented by numerous value-added features, becoming an invaluable tool in today’s litigation environment. And individuals can apply online for funding across several practice areas, supporting a need for ease and expediency.

“Partnering with the CLA is an excellent opportunity to both work with industry specialists and further develop our market-leading financial solutions. We’re excited to move forward with this relationship and collaborate on innovative fintech and legaltech initiatives,” says Andrew Shortreid, CFO at BridgePoint Financial.

About Canadian Lenders Association

The Canadian Lenders Association supports the growth of companies that are in the business of lending, or providing other means of credit, to small businesses and individuals by non-conventional or innovative means to exchange ideas and explore ways of improving the sector; encourage principled and professional practices by Innovative Lenders; educate the public at large about Innovative Lending; encourage individual potential borrowers to be informed about the appropriateness of Innovative Lending to the borrowers’ circumstance; and to advocate on behalf of, and represent the interests of Innovative Lenders.

About BridgePoint Financial 

BridgePoint Financial has been the leader in Canada’s litigation finance market since 2005 by offering the most innovative, value-added, and client-centric funding solutions. Thanks to an unparalleled record we have trusted relationships with over 1,500 law firms across the country, offering financial solutions that truly facilitate access to justice. We do not take that trust lightly and continually develop our industry-leading products, providing an exceptional experience and favourable outcomes for the law firms and their clients that we assist. Our financing solutions include Settlement Loans, Inheritance Loans and Estate Practice Financing, Law Firm Funding (Expert Report and File-Specific Funding), Expropriation Financing, Family Law Financing, and Commercial and Class Action Financing.