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2010, 2021

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’ London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has given the green light to rail passengers to seek compensation for overcharging by the Southeastern and South Western rail franchises by not making ‘boundary fares’ sufficiently available to consumers.  In a judgment delivered yesterday,   The standalone claim [...]

2809, 2021

View the Webinar Recording: Discovery and Litigation Funding in US Federal Courts

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: Discovery|Tags: , |

Discovery and Litigation Funding in US Federal Courts  One of the most common questions raised early in the litigation funding process is about discovery – how can information about a proposed or active litigation be communicated to a litigation funder without creating a disclosure risk during the discovery process? To help address these concerns, we hosted a webinar, Discovery and Litigation [...]

909, 2021

Webinar: Discovery and Litigation Funding in US Federal Courts – 9.23.21, 12pm ET

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: Discovery|Tags: , |

Webinar: Discovery and Litigation Funding in US Federal Courts  Date: Thursday 23rd September 2021 Time: 12pm – 1 pm ET (9am – 10 am PT) Register here. One of the most common questions raised early in the litigation funding process is about discovery – how can information about a proposed or active litigation be communicated to a litigation funder without creating [...]

2608, 2021

Read our whitepaper: Litigation Finance for In-house Legal Departments

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Finance, Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Litigation Finance for In-house Legal Departments In-house legal departments face tremendous financial and operational pressure. Most general counsel believe that technological modernization and more effective management of spend on outside counsel could result in cost savings. But most lack the resources to actually bankroll modernization and more effectively manage outside counsel. Companies experiencing these challenges—and even those not—may decline to [...]

508, 2021

Read our whitepaper: Litigation Funding in Canada

By |August 5th, 2021|Categories: Canada|Tags: , , |

Litigation Funding in Canada It is hard to miss the fact that litigation funding is undergoing exponential growth internationally and now constitutes a multi-billion dollar global industry. In the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States funding of both individual claims and class or group actions is now commonplace. Increasing liberalization of both civil litigation and arbitration regimes in other [...]

208, 2021

Woodsford’s Public Submission to UNCITRAL in respect of the Secretariat’s draft provisions on the regulation of third-party funding

By |August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Arbitration, International Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford's Public Submission to UNCITRAL On Friday 30th July 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to UNCITRAL in respect of the Secretariat’s draft provisions on the regulation of third-party funding in Investor-State Dispute Settlement. "Woodsford respectfully disagrees with the Working Group’s belief that further regulation of third-party funding is necessary." "Various jurisdictions that have actively considered the question of [...]

2007, 2021

Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: Asia, Singapore|Tags: , , |

Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore. In late June, the Singapore Ministry of Law announced that its third-party funding framework would be extended to cover certain proceedings in the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), domestic arbitration proceedings and related mediation proceedings. As the Ministry stated, “This offers businesses an alternative avenue to fund meritorious claims and further strengthens [...]

807, 2021

Woodsford is recruiting a Vice President of Business Development in the United States

By |July 8th, 2021|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting a Vice President of Business Development in the United States. The Vice President of Business Development will focus on growing Woodsford’s US business, including identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities.  The role is best suited for someone who is highly motivated and thrives on not only meeting, but exceeding, their target goals. A significant [...]

2906, 2021

Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General relating to the Joint Consultation Paper regarding minimum returns in class actions

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding, New Zealand, Third-Party Funding|Tags: , , , |

Woodsford's Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General On Friday 25th June 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General in respect of the Joint Consultation Paper entitled 'Guaranteeing a minimum return of class action proceeds to class members'. "As a general point, we respectfully submit that the premise of the Consultation Paper [...]

2506, 2021

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

By |June 25th, 2021|Categories: Chambers, Charlie Morris, Steven Friel|Tags: , , , , |

Woodsford again recognised as one of the world's leading funders by Chambers and Partners. Woodsford is delighted that our continued global growth and increased international presence has again been recognised by Chambers and Partners.  Ranked among the top 5 funders in the UK, we are also recognised for our success in the US (for both patent and non-patent funding), Australia [...]

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