Woodsford is recruiting a junior executive / paralegal (London)

Woodsford is recruiting a junior executive / paralegal 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 […]

By |2021-07-27T10:36:55+00:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Jobs, Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |

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

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 class action proceeds to class members‘.

You can read Woodsford’s […]

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

Woodsford is the first overseas funder to be authorised to 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 […]

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 |2021-04-22T14:30:32+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.

The guide covers the law and practice of litigation finance in 18 key […]

By |2021-04-09T09:34:20+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.

The guide covers the law and practice […]

By |2021-03-26T11:22:23+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

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 Court‘s decision in Merricks v Mastercard dismissing Mastercard’s […]

By |2021-03-16T16:20:31+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

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 Funding

You can read Woodsford’s response here.

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

Recently Updated: Your overview guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration.

As part of the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology and edited by our very own Steven Friel and Jonathan […]

By |2021-03-16T16:29:27+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

Recently Published: 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 […]

By |2021-03-16T16:31:27+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: , , |

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 US-qualified Investment Officer

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking an experienced US-qualified lawyer with substantial experience in both patent infringement and commercial litigation to join us as an Investment Officer. The role can be based in London, New York or Philadelphia.

The role involves assessing, recommending and managing Woodsford’s significant […]

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