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 […]

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 announces further significant expansion with three key London hires and a continued international recruitment drive

Woodsford today announced further significant expansion with three key London hires and a continued international recruitment drive.

The appointment of Adam Erusalimsky, Alex Hickson and Daniel Littman in London and the search for Business Development Managers in Singapore and Canada (x2) […]

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 […]

Mitesh Modha joins Woodsford as Business Development & Origination Director

Woodsford today announced further expansion of its international executive team with the appointment of Mitesh Modha to the position of Business Development & Origination Director.

Mitesh, who will play a key role in Woodsford’s business development activities outside of North America, joins from Kain Knight, […]

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 opens office in Tel Aviv

Woodsford today announced that we are the first of the big, global litigation funders to open an office in Tel Aviv, Israel, and that we are looking to invest $20m in Israeli-sourced disputes in 2019/20.

Woodsford has also announced the appointment of Yoav Navon as […]

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 […]

New Frontiers – Litigation Funding in Israel

English law firms have for years exported their services around the world. Now London-based litigation funders like Woodsford are doing the same. Why are Israeli plaintiffs and lawyers the latest to be attracted to what London litigation funders have to offer? And why are global […]

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.

Clare Owen joins the team as as we increase our focus on the Australian market

Woodsford Litigation Funding are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Owen.

Clare Owen, formerly at another well-known third party funder in Australia, joins Woodsford as a Consultant. She is an experienced litigation funding practitioner as well as a UK and Australian qualified solicitor. Woodsford sees […]

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 […]

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