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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 [...]

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 [...]

Woodsford continues rapid global growth

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces further expansion with a wave of senior executive appointments in the US and new Hong Kong based addition to our Investment Advisory Panel Appointments of Michael Kallus, Sarina Singh and Eamon Wood in the US and Simon Powell in Hong Kong continue [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Funding for Antitrust Matters

Few types of litigation rival antitrust matters in terms of their size, complexity and cost. It is due to these basic characteristics, in conjunction with other aspects that we will explore, that antitrust matters are a fit for litigation funding. In this short whitepaper, we [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:31:48+00:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Antitrust, Commercial Disputes, USA|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (US)

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

By |2019-03-19T13:33:51+00:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: USA|

Judge Shira Scheindlin shares her views on gender diversity and the law

Former U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York, who stepped down from the bench in March (NYLJ March 24) and is now of counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and a member of Woodsford's Investment Advisory Panel, discussed with the New [...]

Woodsford Litigation Funding Opens First US Office in Philadelphia, PA

  Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the US market, with the opening of our first US office in Philadelphia, heavyweight US additions to our Investment Advisory Panel and Key US executive hires. Josh Meltzer, Woodsford’s new Managing Director, US [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:35:56+00:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, USA, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |