Alex Hickson promoted to Senior Investment Officer

Alex Hickson promoted 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 Woodsford in August 2019 as an Investment Officer in our London Office. Alex has returned to [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:56:32+00:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Australia|Tags: , , |

Robin M. Davis promoted to Chief Investment Officer (US)

Robin M. Davis promoted to Chief Investment Officer (US). Woodsford today announced the promotion of Robin M. Davis to Chief Investment Officer, US The promotion means that the Quinn Emanuel and MIT alum now leads Woodsford’s US underwriting and investment team for all types of [...]

By |2021-10-12T15:50:00+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Australia, Robin M. Davis|Tags: , , |

Woodsford’s Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services in respect of its Inquiry into Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry in Australia

On Thursday 11th June, Woodsford delivered a considered response to the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services inquiry into Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry. You can read Woodsford's response here.  

Woodsford, delighted to have helped achieve redress for shareholders in the class action against Vocus Group in Australia, disappointed that a Common Fund Order was not granted.

Woodsford, while pleased with the results of the class action against Vocus Group in the Australian courts and the return on its investment, is disappointed that Justice Moshinsky refused the application for a Common Fund Order (CFO). The Action, filed in April 2019, alleged that [...]

By |2020-05-05T15:23:34+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Australia, Charlie Morris, Class Action|Tags: , , |

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action – against Westpac

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action. Woodsford is a leading ESG business, helping investors in public companies secure accountability and compensation when catastrophic breakdowns in ESG cause a loss to shareholder value.  We are delighted to work with and fund the law firm Phi Finney [...]

By |2021-11-17T15:57:17+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Class Action|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is proud to support Australia’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and in particular, the Adverse Costs Order (ACO) Guarantee Fund.

Woodsford is proud to support Australia’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and in particular, the Adverse Costs Order (ACO) Guarantee Fund. PIAC has been at the forefront of public interest advocacy in Australia since its launch in 1982 and tackles difficult social problems that impact [...]

By |2019-12-16T11:16:10+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: ACO Guarantee Fund, Australia|Tags: , |

Mitesh Modha joins Woodsford as Business Development & Origination Director

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, [...]

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 Owen, 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 [...]

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

ALRC inquiry; 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 [...]

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