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Just Published: Litigation Funding 2019 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in 19 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 Litigation Funding 2019, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in 19 key economies worldwide. This is the third annual edition of our global [...]

Woodsford’s CEO Steven Friel recognised as top 100

Woodsford is pleased that our CEO, Steven Friel, has been recognised as one of 100 top legal consultants and strategists in this year's 'Lawdragon Global 100 - Leading Consultants and Strategists to the Legal Profession'. Lawdragon state: "The emergence of advisors and consultants to the [...]

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 Litigation Funding 2018, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide. This is the second annual edition of our global survey [...]

Woodsford’s Chairman, Yves Bonavero, to deliver keynote address at Litigation Funding conference in Paris

We're pleased to announce that Woodsford's Chairman, Yves Bonavero, will be delivering the keynote address at the Litigation Funding in US and Europe conference organised by Université Paris-Dauphine PSL, in collaboration with Stanford Law School and University of Tilburg, on Thursday 21st September 2017 in Paris.  [...]

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Litigation Finance announce a global cooperation agreement to serve the growing Brazil and Latin America market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Litigation Finance announce a unique international cooperation agreement to serve the growing market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation related to Brazil and Latin America. In this ground-breaking arrangement, Woodsford and Leste will liaise on opportunities that draw [...]

Take advantage of New Zealand’s ‘cautiously permissive’ attitude to Litigation Funding

Claimants can benefit significantly by using litigation funding in New Zealand disputes. To better understand the law and practice of litigation funding in New Zealand download the New Zealand chapter of the Litigation Funding global comparative guide, authored by Adina Thorn and Rohan Havelock of [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:26:55+00:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

The Evolving Litigation Funding Landscape in the Cayman Islands

Litigation funding is only permissible in certain circumstances in the Cayman Islands - what are the particulars and is this likely to change? All you need to know about litigation funding in the Cayman Islands, written by Guy Manning and Kirsten Houghton of Campbells. Reproduced [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:27:25+00:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Update on Litigation Funding in Singapore

Litigation Funding in Singapore - support for third-party funding of international arbitration and related proceedings By way of update to our Litigation Funding in Singapore report on 3 August 2016, on 10 January 2017 the Singapore Parliament passed amendments to the Civil Law Act legalising [...]

By |2018-12-12T18:09:26+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford Litigation Funding kick starts New Year with executive appointments

Growing team focused on global opportunities LONDON and NEW YORK – Monday 9th January 2017, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals, and law firms, has announced a series of senior and executive appointments Woodsford Litigation Funding has promoted [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:37:25+00:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , , , , |

Litigation Funding 2017 – global comparative guide now available

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 [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:37:33+00:00November 20th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

John Beechey and Steven Friel at Enyo Arbitration Seminar

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.

By |2017-07-31T10:54:08+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Litigation funding Singapore

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 [...]

By |2018-06-20T15:56:04+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Supreme Court of Ireland leave of third party litigation

Woodsford Litigation Funding Limited welcomes the 25 July 2016 decision of the Supreme Court of Ireland to grant leave for an appeal brought by Persona Digital Telephone Limited and Sigma Wireless Networks Limited on the question of the legality of third party litigation funding.  You [...]

By |2017-08-02T11:10:13+00:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: Supreme Court of Ireland, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Lara Bird joins Woodsford Litigation Funding as an Investment Officer

Woodsford Litigation Funding today announced that Lara Bird has joined the company as Investment Officer, reporting to Steven Friel, the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. Lara Bird is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a registered foreign lawyer in England [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:38:25+00:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Investment Officer, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

WLF in The Leap 100 2016: The definitive list of fast-growth companies

Woodsford Litigation Funding is delighted to have been included on The Leap 100 2016 – a list of the 100 most exciting, fast-growth companies in the UK, launched by Mishcon de Reya and City AM. All the companies selected have demonstrated substantial growth over the [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:38:31+00:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Charlie Morris joins Woodsford Litigation Funding as Senior Investment Officer

Woodsford Litigation Funding is pleased to announce that Charlie Morris has joined the company as Senior Investment Officer, reporting to Steven Friel, the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. Charlie has significant experience of handling commercial disputes, often with an international dimension. He has represented a broad [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:38:40+00:00March 15th, 2016|Categories: Commercial Disputes|Tags: , , |

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at Oxford University

Access to justice sits at the bedrock of our work at Woodsford Litigation Funding. The principle that we should make a positive contribution to a just society has been enshrined in our business by our Chairman Yves Bonavero, who, together with his wife Anne, established [...]

By |2019-03-19T13:38:47+00:00February 25th, 2016|Categories: Human Rights|Tags: , , , |