/Third-Party Funding

Woodsford’s CEO, Steven Friel, recognised by Lawdragon as one of 100 top legal consultants and strategists of 2018

Woodsford is pleased that our CEO, Steven Friel, has been selected for this year's 'Lawdragon Global 100 - Leading Consultants and Strategists to the Legal Profession'. Lawdragon state: "The emergence of advisors and consultants to the world's lawyers is one of the biggest trends of [...]

Join our rapidly expanding business in the UK or US

We have 2 opportunities to join our rapidly expanding business – as an Investment Officer based in either London or Philadelphia or a Business Development Manager based in Philadelphia.   For the Investment Officer role you’ll need to be a US-qualified lawyer with substantial patent [...]

By | 2018-06-27T10:38:02+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Business Development, Investment Officer, Recruitment, Third-Party Funding, USA|Tags: , |

Litigation Finance for Boutique Law Firms

Prior to the development of litigation finance, there were few workable solutions for boutique law firms seeking to reduce financial pressure while also driving growth. Traditional credit providers are ill-suited to consider a law firm’s contingent receivables as a valuable asset. However, litigation finance providers [...]

Woodsford expands into Israel

Woodsford  has become the first global litigation funder with a permanent presence on the ground in Israel, 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 parties in [...]

Woodsford moving to new Central London office

Having outgrown our West London home of over 8 years, we're pleased to announce that we 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 Funding for Patent Disputes

Due to the substantial costs and risk inherent in patent litigation, it is a natural fit for litigation funding—in particular for smaller, entrepreneurial inventors and patent owners who find themselves pitted against larger, more well-resourced defendants.  Partnering with a litigation funder allows a patent owner [...]

By | 2018-06-20T15:09:35+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: IP, Patent, Third-Party Funding, USA, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer (London or Philadelphia)

We're seeking an experienced US-qualified lawyer with substantial patent and IP litigation experience to join us in either London or Philadelphia. The role will involve all parts of our exciting and fast growing business, including assessing, recommending and managing Woodsford’s portfolio of international litigation and [...]

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 [...]

Funding for Insolvent Estates in Asia

An insolvent estate is the quintessential impecunious claimant – it may have good claims against deep-pocketed defendants, but due to a lack of resource those claims may not be pursued at all or they may be settled for significantly less than their true value.  Legal [...]

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 the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide. This is the second annual edition of our global survey of the law [...]