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Steven Friel discusses funding with Brown Rudnick on their ‘A Little Legal, a Lot Interesting’ podcast

Woodsford's CEO, Steven Friel, spoke to Christian Toms of Brown Rudnick as part of  their 'A Little Legal, a Lot Interesting' podcast. Steven discusses the state of the litigation funding industry, the impact of COVID-19 and argues robustly that further regulation of funders is not [...]

By |2020-07-06T12:35:46+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Podcast, Steven Friel|Tags: |

Woodsford recognised as one of the world’s leading litigation funders by Chambers and Partners

Woodsford is delighted that our global growth and increased international presence has been recognised by Chambers and Partners.  We are one of only four funders ranked in the USA, UK and Asia-Pacific. Our CEO, Steven Friel has again been recognised as a ranked individual, and [...]

By |2020-06-29T09:04:23+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Chambers, Charlie Morris, Steven Friel|Tags: , , |

Supreme Court of Canada ruling further supports the use of litigation funding while regarding insolvent plaintiff’s claim as ‘akin to a pot of gold …’

The Supreme Court of Canada this week (8 May 2020) published written reasons for its judgment in Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp. 2020 SCC 10 (the Bluberi case). The joint reasons were given by Wagner C.J. and Moldaver J., with Abella, Karakatsanis, Côté, Rowe and [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:29:55+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Canada, Steven Friel, Third-Party Funding|Tags: |

The Future of class actions in the UK from a Funder’s perspective

Class action funding in the UK. In an interview with leading Dutch law firm Houthoff, Woodsford's CEO, Steven Friel, looks at what the future holds for class actions in the UK, from a funder's perspective. “In the UK, up until around 20 years ago, any [...]

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 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 [...]

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