Woodsford Litigation Funding welcomes today’s Appeal Judgement in Excalibur Further judicial approval for litigation funding. The Court of Appeal reaffirmed litigation funding as: “an accepted and judicially sanctioned activity perceived to be in the public interest.” Tomlinson LJ The funder’s ongoing role The Court recognised [...]
Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar - Third Party Funding in Arbitration: Essar v Norscot and beyond John Beechey CBE and Steven Friel of Woodsford Litigation Funding will be speaking at a discussion and question seminar at the Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar on 22 November 2016.
Law firms have shown little appetite for Damage Based Agreements (contingency fees) since their introduction back in April 2013. How did the legislators get it wrong and is there a practical work-around? The Damages Based Agreements Regulations 2013 permit lawyers to work on a ‘no [...]
In what was surely the most well attended litigation funding event of the year, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC yesterday delivered the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster Law School. The audience of lawyers, policymakers, academics and students were welcomed to the [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding's role in supporting claimants in David v Goliath litigation was highlighted recently in a landmark ruling of the English High Court: Essar Oilfields Services Limited v Norscott Rig Management PVT Limited  EWHC 2361 (Comm). The Commercial Court of England and Wales has made a landmark decision [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding is delighted to be the first partner in the ACO Guarantee Fund launched this week by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. Click here to read the article.
Woodsford Litigation Funding Limited welcomes the 25 July 2016 decision of the Supreme Court of Ireland to grant leave for an appeal brought by Persona Digital Telephone Limited and Sigma Wireless Networks Limited on the question of the legality of third party litigation funding. You [...]