JOHN ASTILL

MANAGING DIRECTOR
JOHN ASTILL

John is a Director and Co-Founder of Exton Advisors.

He has advised clients on litigation funding for over 10 years, from the early days when the litigation funding started to develop in the UK.

He has advised on a wide range of cases including insolvency, shareholder disputes, securities claims, collective actions, professional negligence, and cases involving multi jurisdictions.

John has a particular expertise in advising on collective actions in the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

TOM STEINDLER

MANAGING DIRECTOR
TOM STEINDLER

Tom Steindler is a Managing Director of Exton Advisors.

Tom started his career as a litigation finance and legal expenses insurance broker in 2014 and has subsequently been involved in some of the largest and most complex litigation finance transactions globally.

He has advised numerous companies on how best to address financial risk in disputes – from financing a complex claim, unlocking value in awards and portfolios to reducing a potential liability for opponents costs – as well as leveraging his experience in the litigation finance market to act as a consultant to various companies, law firms and funds.

HASH DAVE

MANAGING DIRECTOR
HASH DAVE

Hash has spent most of his career in special situations investing for buyside institutions, as well as other credit market roles and corporate finance.

He has worked for DB Zwirn, Actis Capital, KMPG Corporate Finance, PRICOA Capital and Peregrine Fixed Income.

His skill set includes credit analysis and investments, special situations and distressed debt investments, deal structuring and corporate finance. He has been involved in designing innovative financing structures for special situations investments, primarily in Asia, since 2002.

Hash holds a Bachelors in Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1994) and a Masters in Finance from London Business School (2001).

LUCY GLYN

DIRECTOR
LUCY GLYN

Lucy has spent her entire career in the legal market, formerly as a private equity transactional lawyer and more recently has held senior strategy roles within the sector, working primarily with corporate legal departments.

Most recently, she led on European Corporate strategy at a large litigation funder.

Her skill set spans disputes finance, including transactional and strategic advice acting as a consultant to law firms and businesses to maximise opportunity from their litigation assets, including single claim financing, portfolio financing as well as monetisations.

MATTHEW LO

DIRECTOR
MATTHEW LO
Matt is an astute lawyer with great attention to detail and brings valuable commercial expertise to clients
JP JOSEPH, MANAGING PARTNER MAYFIELD CAPITAL

Matt is an English law qualified, former private practice disputes lawyer with a wealth of experience in litigation funding.

Having trained and practised as a litigator at a global business law firm from 2015, Matt has a strong background in international dispute resolution with a particular focus on commercial, corporate, energy and natural resources and fraud disputes.

Since switching to a career in litigation funding in 2020, Matt has brought all of his prior experience to bear in roles covering all aspects of the funding process from origination to execution. Matt’s skill set includes legal and financial due diligence, structuring of litigation funding agreements, price modelling and business development.

Matt also has particular experience with law firm portfolio structures and the working dynamics that can arise between law firms, funders and claimants.

JOHN GROGAN

CONSULTANT
JOHN GROGAN

John has spent most of his career working in financial services at Banks, Hedge funds and boutique advisory firms, as well as working with some FinTechs.

Amongst others, he has worked with BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Rockport Capital, North Sea Capital and Evolution Securities. His skill set spans Equity, Fixed Income and Structured Credit, where he has built systematic, quant trading platforms utilising machine learning, various structured credit platforms such as SIVs and Conduits, structured synthetic and cashflow CDOs, through to joint-lead on some of the largest retail bond issues in the UK.

John holds a degree in Computer Science and Maths from Trinity College Dublin, an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Manchester and an MBA from London Business School.

PAUL DEVITT

BOARD ADVISOR
PAUL DEVITT

Paul is an experienced Board Advisor, Non-Executive Director and Executive Coach, with more than 15 years’ experience of senior non-executive and executive leadership. He coaches, mentors and advises leadership teams, enabling them to achieve personal and business growth.

Paul has over 30 years’ experience of the legal services market, including as CEO / Managing Partner of Addleshaw Goddard LLP and as the Executive Leadership Partner for EY Law, the disruptive, challenger, fast-growth legal business of EY.

Over the course of his career, Paul has been trusted advisor to 100+ Boards and founders/business owners.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Exton are not your conventional orthodox broker; they are the perfect bridge between the funding and broking worlds.
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER, GLOBAL LITIGATION FUNDER
“There is remarkable consistency of quality amongst the Exton team – all are high calibre, seasoned professionals that have our full confidence as trusted advisors"
FOUNDER, UK LITIGATION FUNDER
“Exton are a one-stop shop – we trust their judgement and they provide knowledgeable, industry focused, commercial advice”
PARTNER, TOP 20 LAW FIRM