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Woodsford is recruiting a US Business Development Director

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Business Development Director to help drive growth across an exciting international business, with particular emphasis on the U.S. market. As Business Development Director, you will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The [...]

Woodsford announces another major strategic US hire, as Robin M. Davis joins the team

Woodsford Litigation Funding are delighted to announce the appointment of Robin M. Davis as Senior Investment Officer. Robin M. Davis, who joins Woodsford from highly regarded New York litigation boutique, Radulescu LLP, where she was partner, will focus on Woodford’s growing portfolio of US intellectual [...]

IP enforcement goes global

Due to the outsize expense and risk inherent in patent litigation, IP enforcement 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 [...]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development & Sales Manager (US)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Business Development & Sales Manager to help drive growth across an exciting international business, with particular emphasis on the US market. Our  new Business Development & Sales Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm [...]

Woodsford’s CEO Steven Friel recognised as top 100

Woodsford is pleased that our CEO, Steven Friel, has been recognised as one of 100 top legal consultants and strategists in this year's 'Lawdragon Global 100 - Leading Consultants and Strategists to the Legal Profession'. Lawdragon state: "The emergence of advisors and consultants to the [...]

Woodsford continues rapid global growth

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces rapid global growth 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 [...]

Woodsford are moving to new Central London offices

Having outgrown our West London home of over 8 years, we're pleased to announce that Woodsford are moving to new premises in Bloomsbury, Central London on Monday 16th April 2018. The new Central London office will provide significantly more space for our expanding team, while [...]

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 arbitrators [...]

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 [...]

Litigation Funding in Jersey and the Cayman Islands

Ahead of our participation and sponsorship of 'Offshore Alert 2017' in London on November 13/14, we have published two short whitepapers assessing the funding regimes in two key offshore jurisdictions; Jersey and the Cayman Islands. You can download the Jersey whitepaper here. You can download [...]

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 [...]

Woodsford’s Chairman, Yves Bonavero, to deliver keynote address at Litigation Funding conference in Paris

We're pleased to announce that Woodsford's Chairman, Yves Bonavero, will be delivering the keynote address at the Litigation Funding in US and Europe conference organised by Université Paris-Dauphine PSL, in collaboration with Stanford Law School and University of Tilburg, on Thursday 21st September 2017 in Paris.  [...]

Woodsford to provide Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC with innovative $20m global portfolio financing facility

Woodsford Litigation Funding, one of the leading global third party funders, has announced a funding facility agreement with Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC which ensures the firm can offer clients an expedited, one-stop arrangement for the financing of high value litigation and arbitration. The deal [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:35:00+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding, Litigation Funding in the USA|Tags: |

Litigation Funding in Offshore Jurisdictions

Woodsford's Lara Hofer takes a look at litigation funding in key offshore jurisdictions for High Performance Counsel. This article is the first in a three-part series which intends to provide a broad overview of the latest positions in each of Jersey, the Cayman Islands and [...]

Take advantage of New Zealand’s ‘cautiously permissive’ attitude to Litigation Funding

Claimants can benefit significantly by using litigation funding in New Zealand disputes. To better understand the law and practice of litigation funding in New Zealand download the New Zealand chapter of the Litigation Funding global comparative guide, authored by Adina Thorn and Rohan Havelock of [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:26:55+00:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

The Evolving Litigation Funding Landscape in the Cayman Islands

Litigation funding is only permissible in certain circumstances in the Cayman Islands - what are the particulars and is this likely to change? All you need to know about litigation funding in the Cayman Islands, written by Guy Manning and Kirsten Houghton of Campbells. Reproduced [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:27:25+00:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Litigation Funding 2017 – global comparative guide now available

Woodsford is proud to announce the publication of the first edition of Litigation Funding 2017, published by 'Getting the Deal Through' and edited by Woodsford’s Steven Friel and Jonathan Barnes. This is the first global comparative survey of the law and practice of third-party litigation with [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:37:33+00:00November 20th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

John Beechey and Steven Friel at Enyo Arbitration Seminar

Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar - Third Party Funding in Arbitration: Essar v Norscot and beyond John Beechey CBE and Steven Friel of Woodsford Litigation Funding will be speaking at a discussion and question seminar at the Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar on 22 November 2016.

By |2017-07-31T10:54:08+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |