/Commercial Disputes

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer (London or Philadelphia)

We're seeking an experienced US-qualified lawyer with substantial patent and IP litigation experience to join us as an Investment Officer. The role involves assessing, recommending and managing Woodsford’s portfolio of international litigation and arbitration, including our significant investments in IP litigation. This exciting and varied [...]

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 for Antitrust Matters

Few types of litigation rival antitrust matters in terms of their size, complexity and cost. It is due to these basic characteristics, in conjunction with other aspects that we will explore, that antitrust matters are a fit for litigation funding. In this short whitepaper, we [...]

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Funding for Insolvent Estates in Asia

An insolvent estate is the quintessential impecunious claimant – it may have good claims against deep-pocketed defendants, but due to a lack of resource those claims may not be pursued at all or they may be settled for significantly less than their true value.  Legal [...]

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 the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide. This is the second annual edition of our global survey of the law [...]

Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East

The Middle East, as a central hub for global trade, regularly sees substantial high-value disputes involving sophisticated entities. It has a well-developed legal services market, regulatory regimes that do not prohibit third party funding, and legal systems—including innovative free-zone jurisdictions—that are increasingly arbitration-friendly and aligned [...]

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 firm focusing on claimants within [...]

Just Published: The Steady Rise of Litigation Funding in Latin America

Recent years have witnessed the use of litigation finance expand rapidly across the globe, as practitioners become more familiar with its many advantages, judges and arbiters recognize its positive role in promoting meritorious claims, and claimants realize its potential to hedge risk and manage ever [...]

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 [...]

Just published: Arbitration and Litigation in Singapore and Hong Kong – read our latest white paper

This white paper analyses the impact of the recent liberalisation of funding regimes in these two key Asian jurisdictions; looking in detail at the changes, anticipating future developments and providing practical tips for practitioners. Download the white paper here