Woodsford today announced further expansion of our international executive team with the appointment of Franca Ciambella in Singapore.
Franca’s extensive experience as a dispute resolution lawyer in Asia, focusing on complex commercial and corporate disputes, as well as her vast experience as a mediator, will be […]
Woodsford is recruiting a versatile Business Development Manager in Hong Kong.
The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The role offers tremendous growth potential and is best suited for those who thrive in fast-paced environments, […]
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 appoints Simon Powell, former Head of Latham’s Hong Kong office, to our Investment Advisory Panel
30 January 2019: Woodsford has announced that Hong Kong based Simon Powell has joined its Investment Advisory Panel.
Simon Powell becomes Woodsford’s second Asia-based IAP member (alongside John Beechey), reflecting the increasing importance of the region to Woodsford. The third-party funding of arbitration in […]
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 […]
Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the Asia Pacific market, with the opening of our first Asian office in Singapore, the appointment of Charlie Morris as Managing Director, Asia Pacific and our first Singapore-based arbitration funding agreement.
Woodsford’s CEO, Steven […]
Charlie Morris, Woodsford’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific to take part in SIArb’s Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017
Charlie will represent Woodsford at the event on Thursday 16th November at The Old Parliament House in Singapore. He will sit on a key panel looking at: Third Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice.
The session picks up […]
This white paper analyses the impact of the recent liberalisation of funding regimes in these two key Asian jurisdictions; looking in detail at the changes, anticipating future developments and providing practical tips for practitioners.
Download the white paper here
In the latest edition of Intercontinental Finance & Law magazine, Woodsford’s Charlie Morris looks at the recent changes permitting funding of international arbitration and what these changes mean for Hong Kong as a Centre for International Arbitration.
Read the full article here
As recently as 14th June 2017, Hong Kong became the latest jurisdiction to permit third party funding for international arbitration by passing legislation to amend the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609). The amendment is likely to take effect later this year, giving time for a code of conduct for […]
Woodsford’s latest article, published in Corporate Disputes magazine looks at the impact of the liberalisation of the third-party funding regimes for international arbitration in Hong Kong and Singapore.
In recent years, a growing number of common law jurisdictions have reformed or abolished their long-standing rules […]
Earlier this year, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts invited parties to give their views on the draft Practice Direction on third party funding.
Woodsford Litigation Funding was pleased to be involved in this consultation.
Zachary Krug, Senior Investment Officer at Woodsford commented, “We welcome the […]