Woodsford’s Public Submission to UNCITRAL in respect of the Secretariat’s draft provisions on the regulation of third-party funding

Woodsford’s Public Submission to UNCITRAL

On Friday 30th July 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to UNCITRAL in respect of the Secretariat’s draft provisions on the regulation of third-party funding in Investor-State Dispute Settlement.

“Woodsford respectfully disagrees with the Working Group’s […]

Recently Updated: Your overview guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration

Your guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration

Recently Updated: Your overview guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration can be downloaded here.

As part of the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published […]

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Funding advances in Singapore and Hong Kong

Funding advances in Singapore and Hong Kong.

In an article that appeared in ‘Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Charlie Morris and Franca Ciambella look at developments in Singapore and Hong Kong, including legislative changes and what […]

Franca Ciambella joins Woodsford in Singapore

Woodsford today announced further expansion of our international executive team with the appointment of Franca Ciambella in Singapore.

Franca’s extensive experience as a dispute resolution lawyer in Asia, focusing on complex commercial and corporate disputes, as well as her vast experience as a mediator, will be […]

Financial Support for International Arbitration

In an article that appeared in ‘Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Adam Erusalimsky and Alex Hickson look at how funding can aid claimants in international arbitration; including a look at what the major arbitral institutions […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Hong Kong)

Woodsford is recruiting a versatile Business Development Manager in Hong Kong.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The role offers tremendous growth potential and is best suited for those who thrive in fast-paced environments, […]

Woodsford’s response to the Ministry of Law’s consultation on conditional fee agreements in Singapore

The Singaporean Ministry of Law launched a public consultation on 27th August 2019 to gather feedback on the proposed amendments to the Civil Law Act and the Legal Profession Act to allow for conditional fee agreements (CFAs) for prescribed categories of proceedings.

You can read […]

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Woodsford is recruiting two Business Development Managers (Canada)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is recruiting two versatile Business Development Managers to help develop the Canadian market.

Each Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The roles offer tremendous growth potential and are best suited for those […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Singapore)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Business Development Manager to work out of our Singapore office, although the role will also cover Hong Kong and the wider Asian market.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Senior Investment Officer (London)

Woodsford is seeking an experienced litigation lawyer to join us as a Senior Investment Officer in our central London office. The role involves assessing investment opportunities (i.e. litigations and arbitrations in need of funding), advising on whether to invest and on what terms, and managing […]

Woodsford appoints Simon Powell, former Head of Latham’s Hong Kong office, to our Investment Advisory Panel

30 January 2019: Woodsford  has announced that Hong Kong based Simon Powell has joined its Investment Advisory Panel.

Simon Powell becomes Woodsford’s second Asia-based IAP member (alongside John Beechey), reflecting the increasing importance of the region to Woodsford. The third-party funding of arbitration in […]

Just Published: Litigation Funding 2019 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in 19 key economies worldwide

Third-party funding of litigation is a reality in many of the world’s leading dispute resolution centres. You can now read Litigation Funding 2019, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in 19 key economies worldwide.

This is the third annual edition of our […]

Woodsford’s response to Hong Kong’s consultation on draft Code of Practice

On 30th August 2018, Hong Kong’s Department of Justice launched a public consultation to seek views on the draft Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration and Mediation.

You can read Woodsford’s response here.

Woodsford expands into Israel

Woodsford  expands into Israel and has become the first global litigation funder with a permanent presence on the ground, with the the appointment of Yoav Navon as a Consultant, based in Tel-Aviv.

Woodsford’s CEO, Steven Friel commented:

“We are already funding a number of Israeli […]

Litigation and Arbitration Finance in the Middle East

Recent developments in the Middle East’s legal landscape underscore both the permissibility of litigation funding and herald a likely uptick in litigation funding in the coming years.

In this article, published in The Oath – The Middle East law journal for corporates, Woodsford’s Zachary Krug […]

Litigation Funding 2018 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in key economies worldwide

Third-party funding of litigation is a reality in many of the world’s leading dispute resolution centres. You can now read Litigation Funding 2018, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide.

This is the second annual edition of our global survey […]

Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East

As a global litigation funder, Woodsford regularly receives inquiries regards Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East from parties involved in Middle-East related proceedings and we expect the frequency of these inquiries to grow substantially in the coming years.  As such, lawyers and […]

Woodsford and UK law firm, Memery Crystal have teamed up to offer energy and mining companies funding for their disputes

Woodsford and Memery Crystal are pleased to announce that they will cooperate to offer litigation funding, with a strategic focus on supporting companies in the energy and mining sectors.

The arrangement is the first between a litigation funder and law […]

Woodsford Launches Asia Pacific Business With New Singapore Office

Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the Asia Pacific market, with the opening of our first Asian office in Singapore, the appointment of Charlie Morris as Managing Director, Asia Pacific and our first Singapore-based arbitration funding agreement.

Woodsford’s CEO, Steven […]

Charlie Morris, Woodsford’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific to take part in SIArb’s Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017

Charlie will represent Woodsford at the event on Thursday 16th November at The Old Parliament House in Singapore. He will sit on a key panel looking at: Third Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice.

The session picks up […]

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