/Commercial Disputes

IP enforcement goes global

Due to the outsize expense and risk inherent in patent litigation, it is a natural fit for litigation funding.  Partnering with a litigation funder allows a patent owner to achieve equal footing against larger, better-resourced defendants and to offset some of their risk to the [...]

By |2018-07-19T10:09:20+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Commercial Disputes, IP, Litigation Funding, Patent, USA, Zachary Krug|Tags: , |

Woodsford’s CEO, Steven Friel, recognised by Lawdragon as one of 100 top legal consultants and strategists of 2018

Woodsford is pleased that our CEO, Steven Friel, has been selected for this year's 'Lawdragon Global 100 - Leading Consultants and Strategists to the Legal Profession'. Lawdragon state: "The emergence of advisors and consultants to the world's lawyers is one of the biggest trends of [...]

Litigation Finance for Boutique Law Firms

Prior to the development of litigation finance, there were few workable solutions for boutique law firms seeking to reduce financial pressure while also driving growth. Traditional credit providers are ill-suited to consider a law firm’s contingent receivables as a valuable asset. However, litigation finance providers [...]

Woodsford expands into Israel

Woodsford  has become the first global litigation funder with a permanent presence on the ground in Israel, 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 parties in [...]

Woodsford continues to go from strength to strength

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces further expansion as new senior solicitor joins from Skadden. Appointment of Simon Walsh, move to new office in Bloomsbury and record deal-flow in Q1 2018. With the appointment of Simon Walsh as Senior Investment Officer, the move to new larger offices [...]

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 in either London or Philadelphia. The role will involve all parts of our exciting and fast growing business, including assessing, recommending and managing Woodsford’s portfolio of international litigation and [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-06-20T15:11:48+00:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Antitrust, Commercial Disputes, USA|Tags: , , |

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 [...]