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The Impact of Third Party Funding on Hong Kong as a Centre for International Arbitration

As recently as 14th June 2017, Hong Kong became the latest jurisdiction to permit third-party funding in international arbitration by passing legislation to amend the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609). The amendment is likely to take effect later this year, giving time for a code of conduct for funders [...]

The Changing Dynamics of Third-Party Funding of Corporate Disputes in Asia

Woodsford's latest article, published in Corporate Disputes magazine looks at the impact of the liberalisation of the third-party funding regimes for international arbitration in Hong Kong and Singapore. In recent years, a growing number of common law jurisdictions have reformed or abolished their long-standing rules [...]

Global Trends in Litigation Funding

Woodsford's latest white paper takes a global view of what is happening in the world of litigation funding. In recent years, a growing number of claimants have begun to use litigation funding to finance their legal disputes. For many organisations, such is the complexity and resource [...]

By | 2017-05-12T12:01:52+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Charity, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford is Fundraising for Storybook Dads

The Woodsford Riders are undertaking together an ambitious Cycle Challenge to raise money for the charity “Storybook Dads”. We are cycling 100km from Southampton, around the New Forest, around the Isle of Wight, and back to Southampton over 16th and 17th June. The team will consist [...]

By | 2017-05-12T10:54:39+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Charity, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Woodsford Responds To Consultation On ICSID Rules

In a press release dated 25 January 2017, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) invited parties interested in the ICSID process to provide suggestions regarding potential amendments to the ICSID Rules. You can read Woodsford's response here

By | 2017-05-12T13:25:39+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford delivers considered response to Consultation on the Guidelines for Third Party Funders of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Woodsford welcomes the introduction of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’ Guidelines for Third Party Funders (the SIArb Guidelines) to complement the Civil Law (Amendment) Act 2017 and Civil Law (Third-Party Funding) Regulations 2017.

By | 2017-05-12T13:25:57+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Arbitration, Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Credit announce a global cooperation agreement to serve the growing Brazil and Latin America market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Credit announce a unique international cooperation agreement to serve the growing market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation related to Brazil and Latin America. In this ground-breaking arrangement, Woodsford and Leste will liaise on opportunities that draw [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:26:19+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

As the funder in Essar v Norscot, we’ve launched a range of funding products to help parties in international arbitration make the most of the finding in that case

The case of Essar v Norscot [2016] EWHC 2361 (Comm) was one of the most high-profile international arbitration cases of 2016. It has been described as "landmark" by dozens of international law firms who have issued client alerts about the case. It was also ground [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:26:41+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Arbitration, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford Litigation Funding is hiring a Marketing Executive

To help support our ambitious global expansion plans, we're looking to recruit an experienced Marketing Executive. The full-time role is based in our West London office and would suit somebody with B2B experience across financial and/or legal services. The successful candidate will split their time working for Woodsford [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:27:09+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |