/Litigation Funding

Litigation Funding in Jersey and the Cayman Islands

Ahead of our participation and sponsorship of 'Offshore Alert 2017' in London on November 13/14, we have published two short whitepapers assessing the funding regimes in two key offshore jurisdictions; Jersey and the Cayman Islands. You can download the Jersey whitepaper here. You can download [...]

Just Published: The Steady Rise of Litigation Funding in Latin America

Recent years have witnessed the use of litigation finance expand rapidly across the globe, as practitioners become more familiar with its many advantages, judges and arbiters recognize its positive role in promoting meritorious claims, and claimants realize its potential to hedge risk and manage ever [...]

Woodsford’s Chairman, Yves Bonavero, to deliver keynote address at Litigation Funding conference in Paris on 21st Sept 2017

Woodsford is pleased to announce that our Chairman, Yves Bonavero, will be delivering the keynote address at the Litigation Funding in US and Europe conference organised by Université Paris-Dauphine PSL, in collaboration with Stanford Law School and University of Tilburg, on Thursday 21st September 2017 in [...]

Woodsford to provide international litigation boutique Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC with innovative $20m global portfolio financing facility

Woodsford Litigation Funding, one of the leading global third party funders, has announced a funding facility agreement with Lewis Baach which ensures the firm can offer clients an expedited, one-stop arrangement for the financing of high value litigation and arbitration. The deal covers matters in [...]

By | 2017-08-30T15:52:35+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|

Litigation Funding in Offshore Jurisdictions

Woodsford's Lara Hofer takes a look at litigation funding in key offshore jurisdictions for High Performance Counsel. This article is the first in a three-part series which intends to provide a broad overview of the latest positions in each of Jersey, the Cayman Islands and [...]

Take advantage of New Zealand’s ‘cautiously permissive’ attitude to Litigation Funding

Claimants can benefit significantly by using litigation funding in New Zealand disputes. To better understand the law and practice of litigation funding in New Zealand download the New Zealand chapter of the Litigation Funding global comparative guide, authored by Adina Thorn and Rohan Havelock of [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:26:55+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

The Evolving Litigation Funding Landscape in the Cayman Islands

Litigation funding is only permissible in certain circumstances in the Cayman Islands - what are the particulars and is this likely to change? All you need to know about litigation funding in the Cayman Islands, written by Guy Manning and Kirsten Houghton of Campbells. Reproduced [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:27:25+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Litigation Funding 2017 – global comparative guide now available

Woodsford is proud to announce the publication of the first edition of Litigation Funding 2017, published by 'Getting the Deal Through' and edited by Woodsford’s Steven Friel and Jonathan Barnes. This is the first global comparative survey of the law and practice of third-party litigation with [...]

By | 2017-07-31T11:14:28+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

John Beechey and Steven Friel at Enyo Arbitration Seminar

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.

By | 2017-07-31T10:54:08+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

WLF welcomes the recommendations from Hong Kong LRC

Woodsford Litigation Funding Limited is at the forefront of developments in the law and practice of litigation funding around the world. We have liaised with the Singapore Ministry of Law’s public consultation on opening up access to justice in arbitral proceedings within Singapore, and we [...]