Woodsford is proud to announce the publication of the first edition of Litigation Funding 2017, published by 'Getting the Deal Through' and edited by Woodsford’s Steven Friel and Jonathan Barnes. This is the first global comparative survey of the law and practice of third-party litigation with [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding welcomes today’s Appeal Judgement in Excalibur Further judicial approval for litigation funding. The Court of Appeal reaffirmed litigation funding as: “an accepted and judicially sanctioned activity perceived to be in the public interest.” Tomlinson LJ The funder’s ongoing role The Court recognised [...]
Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar - Third Party Funding in Arbitration: Essar v Norscot and beyond John Beechey CBE and Steven Friel of Woodsford Litigation Funding will be speaking at a discussion and question seminar at the Enyo Arbitration Breakfast Seminar on 22 November 2016.
Law firms have shown little appetite for Damage Based Agreements (contingency fees) since their introduction back in April 2013. How did the legislators get it wrong and is there a practical work-around? The Damages Based Agreements Regulations 2013 permit lawyers to work on a ‘no [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding Limited is at the forefront of developments in the law and practice of litigation funding around the world. We have liaised with the Singapore Ministry of Law’s public consultation on opening up access to justice in arbitral proceedings within Singapore, and we [...]
In what was surely the most well attended litigation funding event of the year, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC yesterday delivered the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster Law School. The audience of lawyers, policymakers, academics and students were welcomed to the [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding's role in supporting claimants in David v Goliath litigation was highlighted recently in a landmark ruling of the English High Court: Essar Oilfields Services Limited v Norscott Rig Management PVT Limited  EWHC 2361 (Comm). The Commercial Court of England and Wales has made a landmark decision [...]
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC to deliver the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster Law School on 11 October 2016 Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is one of Britain's most distinguished lawyers. She has spent her professional life giving voice to those who have [...]
Woodsford Litigation Funding is delighted to be the first partner in the ACO Guarantee Fund launched this week by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. Click here to read the article.
Woodsford Litigation Funding is at the forefront of developments in the law and practice of litigation funding around the world. We are therefore pleased to have been given an opportunity to respond to the Singapore Ministry of Law’s public consultation on opening up access to justice [...]