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Helena Kennedy gives the inaugural WLF Lecture to Westminster University

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:33:41+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

A Classic Case of David v Goliath

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 [2016] EWHC 2361 (Comm). The Commercial Court of England and Wales has made a landmark decision [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:33:52+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: English High Court, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Helena Kennedy to give the inaugural WLF Lecture

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC to deliver the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster Law School on 11 October 2016 Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is one of Britain's most distinguished lawyers. She has spent her professional life giving voice to those who have [...]

By | 2017-05-04T12:59:57+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford to partner in the ACO Guarantee Fund by the PIAC

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. 

By | 2017-05-12T13:34:07+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Categories: ACO Guarantee Fund, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Litigation funding in Singapore

Woodsford Litigation Funding is at the forefront of developments in the law and practice of litigation funding around the world. We are therefore pleased to have been given an opportunity to respond to the Singapore Ministry of Law’s public consultation on opening up access to justice [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:34:18+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Supreme Court of Ireland leave of third party litigation

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:34:28+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Categories: Supreme Court of Ireland, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Jonathan Barnes, Chief Operating Officer elected to the Board of ALF

Jonathan Barnes, Chief Operating Officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding, has been elected to the Board of the Association of Litigation Funders. Jonathan joins other leading lights in the litigation funding community on the governing committee of the Association, which is an independent body that has [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:16:19+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Association of Litigation Funders, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford Litigation Funding appoints Fidelma Macken SC to its Investment Advisory Panel

Woodsford Litigation Funding today announced that Fidelma Macken SC, a retired judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland and a former judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union, has joined the company's non-executive Investment Advisory Panel. Judge Macken has been called to [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:34:50+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Categories: Investment Advisory Panel, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

John Beechey as Commander of Order of the Queen’s Birthday List

John Beechey, the former president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, and a member of the investment advisory panel at Woodsford Litigation Funding, has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, released on 10 June [...]