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Woodsford announces US$100m commitment from major shareholder, taking the capital available to the business to several hundred million dollars

19 November 2018: Woodsford has today announced that the family office of Chairman, Yves Bonavero, has procured an increase in the family’s investment in Woodsford to US$100m to support the rapidly expanding business. “Over the last eight years, Woodsford has developed into one of the [...]

Clare Owen joins the team as as we increase our focus on the Australian market

Woodsford Litigation Funding are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Owen. Clare, formerly at another well-known third party funder in Australia, joins Woodsford as a Consultant. She is an experienced litigation funding practitioner as well as a UK and Australian qualified solicitor. Woodsford sees [...]

Woodsford announces another major strategic US hire, as Robin M. Davis joins the team

Woodsford Litigation Funding are delighted to announce the appointment of Robin M. Davis as Senior Investment Officer. Robin, who joins Woodsford from highly regarded New York litigation boutique, Radulescu LLP, where she was partner, will focus on Woodford’s growing portfolio of US intellectual property litigation. [...]

Woodsford responds to the ALRC inquiry into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders

Earlier this year, the Australian Law Reform Commission published a Discussion Paper relating to its 'Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (DP 85)' and invited responses to the proposals, commentary, analysis and questions in the Discussion Paper. You can view Woodsford's response [...]

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+00:00July 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 [...]

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 [...]