An Australian litigation funder focussing on small and medium-sized claims

The Team


Patrick practised in the insolvency litigation team at DLA Piper before moving to Coghlan Duffy & Co, a boutique corporate law firm, where he advised start-ups and SMEs on their fundraising rounds (including IPOs), acquisitions, corporate governance and general commercial matters. He has studied litigation funding since 2013, when he conceived of the idea behind Lexvestor. Outside of work, Patrick can be found donning lycra and riding bicycles.

Chris Gordon

Co-Founder & Director

Chris commenced practise in the construction team at Allens Linklaters before moving in-house to an ASX 100 company, where he currently advises the business on the legal aspects of financing, acquisitions, contracting and corporate governance. Outside of work, Chris maintains the currency of his Canadian citizenship by lumber-jacking and woodworking.

James Waters

Co-Founder & Head of Investments

James practised in the commercial litigation and construction disputes teams at Allens Linklaters before joining the Victorian Bar in 2016, where he now focusses on commercial disputes, construction disputes and class action litigation. Outside of work, James can be found navigating ‘Tempestuous Waters’, his catamaran, around Port Phillip Bay.

Lucas Bastin


Lucas hails from Sydney, where he was admitted as a lawyer in 2007. Lucas relocated to the UK to study at Oxford in 2008 and joined the London office of Latham & Watkins in 2009. Lucas was called to the London Bar in 2013, where he has developed a practice focussing on commercial litigation, international arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and public international law. Outside of work, Lucas does enough mixed exercise and sport to pretend that he’s still fit, and enjoys travelling to sunshine whenever possible.