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Mitesh Modha joins Woodsford as Business Development & Origination Director

Woodsford today announced further expansion of its international executive team with the appointment of Mitesh Modha to the position of Business Development & Origination Director. Mitesh, who will play a key role in Woodsford’s business development activities outside of North America, joins from Kain Knight, [...]

Woodsford is recruiting a Senior Investment Officer (London)

Woodsford is seeking an experienced litigation lawyer to join us as a Senior Investment Officer in our central London office. The role involves assessing investment opportunities (i.e. litigations and arbitrations in need of funding), advising on whether to invest and on what terms, and managing [...]

Woodsford is recruiting a Commercial Manager (London or Philadelphia)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Commercial Manager to help drive growth across an exciting international business. The Commercial Manager will support and report to our Finance & Commercial Director, Mark Spiteri, who sits in London and as such should be willing to re-locate temporarily [...]

Woodsford opens office in Tel Aviv

Woodsford today announced that we are the first of the big, global litigation funders to open an office in Israel, and that we are looking to invest $20m in Israeli-sourced disputes in 2019/20. Woodsford has also announced the appointment of Yoav Navon as Director of [...]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development and Origination Director (London)

Woodsford is seeking a versatile Business Development and Origination Director to help drive growth across our exciting international business, with particular emphasis on the UK, EMEA & APAC markets. The Business Development and Origination Director will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm [...]

Just Published: Litigation Funding 2019 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in 19 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 2019, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in 19 key economies worldwide. This is the third annual edition of our global [...]

Just Published: A Practical Guide to Litigation Funding

In our experience, lawyers are consistently keen for answers to three general enquiries: What benefits can non-recourse funding offer their clients? What are the criteria for a case to be eligible for funding? What are the necessary diligence and transactional processes required to secure [...]

Woodsford announces US$100m commitment from major shareholder

19 November 2018: Woodsford has today announced that the family office of Chairman, Yves Bonavero, a major shareholder, has procured an increase in the family’s investment in Woodsford to US$100m to support the rapidly expanding business and taking the capital available to the business to [...]

Woodsford’s response to Hong Kong’s consultation on draft Code of Practice

On 30th August 2018, Hong Kong's Department of Justice launched a public consultation to seek views on the draft Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration and Mediation. You can read Woodsford's response here.

Clare Owen joins the team as as we increase our focus on the Australian market

Woodsford Litigation Funding are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Owen. Clare Owen, formerly at another well-known third party funder in Australia, joins Woodsford as a Consultant. She is an experienced litigation funding practitioner as well as a UK and Australian qualified solicitor. Woodsford [...]

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 [...]

Woodsford responds to the ALRC inquiry into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders

ALRC inquiry; earlier this year, the Australian Law Reform Commission published a Discussion Paper relating to its 'Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (DP 85)' and invited responses to the proposals, commentary, analysis and questions in the Discussion Paper. You can view [...]

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 [...]

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 |2019-03-19T13:29:45+00:00May 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 [...]

Woodsford expands into Israel

Woodsford  expands into Israel and has become the first global litigation funder with a permanent presence on the ground, 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 [...]

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 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 |2019-03-19T13:32:10+00:00April 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 [...]