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

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

By |2021-10-25T10:52:29+00:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2021-10-25T11:02:04+00:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Discovery|Tags: , |

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

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 […]

By |2021-09-17T17:07:14+00:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Discovery|Tags: , |

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

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 […]

By |2021-10-27T08:33:45+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Finance, Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Read our whitepaper: Litigation Funding in Canada

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 […]

By |2021-10-27T11:08:02+00:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Canada|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

By |2021-10-25T11:06:39+00:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Asia, Singapore|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2021-10-25T11:17:47+00:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Alex Hickson promoted to Senior Investment Officer

Alex Hickson promoted to Senior Investment Officer

Woodsford is pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Hickson to Senior Investment Officer.

Alex, an Australian-qualified lawyer with significant experience in financial services and consumer protection group actions in both Australia and the United Kingdom, joined […]

By |2021-10-25T11:42:46+00:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Alex Hickson, Australia|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is the first overseas funder to be authorised to fund class actions in Australia

Woodsford can now fund class actions in Australia

We are delighted that we have been granted an Australian financial services (AFS) licence by the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) authorising us to fund class actions in Australia as Managed Investment Schemes […]

Access to Justice and Class Actions in England and Wales – Bonavero Institute of Human Rights of the Oxford University Faculty of Law

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, part of the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law, is hosting a free virtual conference on class actions and access to justice in England […]

By |2021-10-25T14:55:22+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: CAT, Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Recently Updated: Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in Australia

Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in Australia.

The 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology has recently been updated.

Third-party litigation funding is permitted in Australia. However, the environment is increasingly complex […]

By |2021-10-25T14:58:47+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Recently Updated: Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in England & Wales

Your guide to the law and practice of litigation funding in England & Wales

The 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology has recently been updated.

Third-party litigation funding is permitted and endorsed […]

By |2021-10-25T15:01:14+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants

In an article that appeared in February’s edition of ‘Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Alex Hickson looks at the UK Supreme […]

By |2021-10-25T15:48:13+00:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: CAT, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford’s Response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture Project on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Woodsford’s response to the New Zealand’s Law Commission Project on Class Actions and Funding

On Wednesday 10th March, Woodsford delivered a considered response to the Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture Project on Class Actions and Litigation […]

Recently Updated: Your overview guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration

Your guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration

Recently Updated: Your overview guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration can be downloaded here.

As part of the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published […]

By |2021-10-27T10:35:47+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Litigation Funding 2021 – your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 18 key jurisdictions

Litigation Funding 2021 – your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 18 key jurisdictions.

Woodsford is proud that the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology and edited by our very […]

By |2021-10-27T10:39:21+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Simon Walsh discusses privilege and why litigation finance has grown so rapidly in the last 10 years

Simon Walsh, Special Counsel at Cadwalader in London, discusses why litigation finance has grown as rapidly as it has done in the last 10 years and how privilege relates to litigation funding, […]

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