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 | 2017-07-31T10:49:58+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Arbitration, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

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: , |

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: |

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: , |

Update on Litigation Funding in Singapore

Woodsford Litigation Funding welcomes Singapore's support for third-party funding of international arbitration and related proceedings By way of update to our Litigation Funding in Singapore report on 3 August 2016, on 10 January 2017 the Singapore Parliament passed amendments to the Civil Law Act legalising [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:32:01+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford Litigation Funding kick starts New Year with executive appointments

Growing team focused on global opportunities LONDON and NEW YORK – Monday 9th January 2017, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals, and law firms, has announced a series of senior and executive appointments Woodsford Litigation Funding has promoted [...]

By | 2017-07-31T11:06:59+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Woodsford 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: , |

The Court of Appeal Judgement in Excalibur

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-14T10:34:46+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Court of Appeal, Woodsford 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: , , |

Woodsford’s ‘Hybrid DBA’

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:33:21+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Damage Based Agreements, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |