/Tag: litigation funding

IP enforcement goes global

Due to the outsize expense and risk inherent in patent litigation, it 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 the [...]

By | 2018-07-19T10:09:20+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Commercial Disputes, IP, Litigation Funding, Patent, USA, Zachary Krug|Tags: , |

Woodsford’s CEO, Steven Friel, recognised by Lawdragon as one of 100 top legal consultants and strategists of 2018

Woodsford is pleased that our CEO, Steven Friel, has been selected for this year's 'Lawdragon Global 100 - Leading Consultants and Strategists to the Legal Profession'. Lawdragon state: "The emergence of advisors and consultants to the world's lawyers is one of the biggest trends of [...]

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 providers [...]

Woodsford continues to go from strength to strength

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces further expansion as new senior solicitor joins from Skadden. Appointment of Simon Walsh, move to new office in Bloomsbury and record deal-flow in Q1 2018. With the appointment of Simon Walsh as Senior Investment Officer, the move to new larger offices [...]

Woodsford moving to new Central London office

Having outgrown our West London home of over 8 years, we're pleased to announce that we 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 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 [...]

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 | 2018-06-20T15:11:48+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Antitrust, Commercial Disputes, USA|Tags: , , |

Funding for Insolvent Estates in Asia

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 [...]

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 the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide. This is the second annual edition of our global survey of the law [...]

Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East

The Middle East, as a central hub for global trade, regularly sees substantial high-value disputes involving sophisticated entities. It has a well-developed legal services market, regulatory regimes that do not prohibit third party funding, and legal systems—including innovative free-zone jurisdictions—that are increasingly arbitration-friendly and aligned [...]