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 […]
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.
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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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Woodsford’s Zachary Krug to speak at the CBMA’s 2nd annual International Arbitration Conference in Rio
Zachary Krug will be at the conference on the 10th and 11th August and will be in Rio at the beginning of the week meeting leading local firms.
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As recently as 14th June 2017, Hong Kong became the latest jurisdiction to permit third party funding for 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 […]