Investment Criteria


  1. Does the case have potential damages of more than R10m – if yes
  2. Is the claim related to personal injury or medical negligence – if yes
  3. Will the defendant be able to pay the damages being claimed and is there sufficient assets – if yes
  4. Are the merits of the case good in law – if yes
  5. Are the costs realistic, i.e. Astrea requires an assessment from the attorneys whom it will instruct on the costs, including an estimated adverse costs order as well as the costs to be incurred  – if yes
  6. Is the ratio of claim value to costs within the requirements of Astrea – if yes
  7. Is the legal team appropriately experienced in the field of law concerned – if yes