Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’

London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has given the green light to rail passengers to seek compensation for overcharging by the

By |2021-10-25T10:52:29+00:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Read our whitepaper: Litigation Finance for In-house Legal Departments

Litigation Finance for In-house Legal Departments

In-house legal departments face tremendous financial and operational pressure.

Most general counsel believe that technological modernization and more effective management of spend on outside counsel could result in cost savings. But most lack the […]

By |2021-10-27T08:33:45+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Finance, Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

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 […]

Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General relating to the Joint Consultation Paper regarding minimum returns in class actions

Woodsford’s Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General

On Friday 25th June 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General in respect of the Joint Consultation Paper entitled ‘Guaranteeing a minimum return of […]

Woodsford is the first overseas funder to be authorised to fund class actions in Australia

Woodsford can now fund class actions in Australia

We are delighted that we have been granted an Australian financial services (AFS) licence by the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) authorising us to fund class actions in Australia as Managed Investment Schemes […]

Access to Justice and Class Actions in England and Wales – Bonavero Institute of Human Rights of the Oxford University Faculty of Law

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, part of the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law, is hosting a free virtual conference on class actions and access to justice in England […]

By |2021-10-25T14:55:22+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: CAT, Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Recently Updated: Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in Australia

Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in Australia.

The 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology has recently been updated.

Third-party litigation funding is permitted in Australia. However, the environment is increasingly complex […]

By |2021-10-25T14:58:47+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Recently Updated: Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in England & Wales

Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in England & Wales

The 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology has recently been updated.

Third-party litigation funding is permitted and endorsed […]

By |2021-10-25T15:01:14+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants

In an article that appeared in February’s edition of ‘Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Alex Hickson looks at the UK Supreme […]

By |2021-10-25T15:48:13+00:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: CAT, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford’s Response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture Project on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Woodsford’s response to the New Zealand’s Law Commission Project on Class Actions and Funding

On Wednesday 10th March, Woodsford delivered a considered response to the Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture Project on Class Actions and Litigation […]

Woodsford welcomes the pro-access to justice decision of the England & Wales Court of Appeal in DAF v The Road Haulage Association

Woodsford welcomes the pro-access to justice decision of the England & Wales Court of Appeal in DAF v The Road Haulage Association & UK Trucks Claims Limited [2021] EWCA Civ 299 that was handed down by the Court of Appeal earlier today […]

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 […]

By |2021-10-27T10:35:47+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Litigation Funding 2021 – your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 18 key jurisdictions

Litigation Funding 2021 – your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 18 key jurisdictions.

Woodsford is proud that the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology and edited by our very […]

By |2021-10-27T10:39:21+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Simon Walsh discusses privilege and why litigation finance has grown so rapidly in the last 10 years

Simon Walsh, Special Counsel at Cadwalader in London, discusses why litigation finance has grown as rapidly as it has done in the last 10 years and how privilege relates to litigation funding, […]

Professor Anthony Sebok discusses the differences in attitudes to ‘fee splitting’ in the US, UK and Europe

Anthony Sebok, Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, New York, discusses the differences in attitudes to ‘fee splitting’ in the US, UK and Europe and the obsession with medieval […]

Ten years of litigation funding

In an article that appeared in Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Head of Marketing, Steven Savage and COO, Jonathan Barnes look back at how the funding industry has developed over […]

By |2021-03-16T16:41:59+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Jonathan Barnes, Litigation Funding, Steven Savage|Tags: , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with hires to our executive team in London

Woodsford today announced further expansion, with two key London-based hires.

Fred Bowman, who joins as an Investment Officer, is a solicitor with a broad range of experience including civil fraud, property, professional negligence, and shareholder disputes.

Ioan Mortimer joins as an Investment Associate, with a background in […]

By |2021-03-16T16:44:37+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with key strategic hires on our tenth anniversary

Woodsford today announced further significant expansion, with two key US hires as we celebrates our tenth anniversary.

Nick Setty, an intellectual property trial lawyer with 25 year’s experience at international firms Orrick, Fish & Richardson, and Jones Day, joins our Investment Advisory […]

By |2021-03-16T16:51:02+00:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , , |

Woodsford is recruiting a junior executive / paralegal / administrative assistant (London)

Woodsford is recruiting a junior executive to join our London office. This full-time role will support team members across an exciting and rapidly growing international business, with particular emphasis on the UK, EMEA & APAC markets.

The majority of time will be spent assisting the lawyers/investment […]

By |2021-03-16T16:58:45+00:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Jobs, Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Operations and Accounts Assistant

Woodsford is currently recruiting a full-time Operations and Accounts Assistant who will work in the small finance team of the wider Woodsford Group but be a dedicated employee of Woodsford Litigation Funding.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Commercial Manager and Financial Controller to […]

By |2021-03-16T17:53:10+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Jobs, Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |
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