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 resources to actually bankroll modernization [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:44:56+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

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

Woodsford's response to UNCITRAL's draft provisions on litigation funding. 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 [...]

By |2021-10-12T13:43:36+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|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 [...]

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 Public Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General relating to the Joint Consultation Paper regarding minimum returns in class actions. On Friday 25th June 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General in respect of the Joint [...]

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants in the UK

Merricks v Mastercard: a positive result for claimants in the UK. 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 Court's decision in Merricks v Mastercard dismissing Mastercard's [...]

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 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 Funding "Various jurisdictions that [...]

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

Recently Updated: Your guide to the law and practice of funding international arbitration. As part of the 5th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology and edited by our very own Steven Friel and Jonathan Barnes, we have updated the chapter covering the funding of [...]

By |2021-10-12T15:33:42+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Ten years of litigation funding

In an article that appeared in 'Litigation Funding' (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford's Head of Marketing, Steven Savage and COO, Jonathan Barnes look back at how the funding industry has developed over the last ten years. Woodsford celebrated its tenth anniversary in [...]

By |2021-10-12T11:15:59+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with hires to our executive team in London

Woodsford today announced further expansion, with two key London-based hires. Fred Bowman, who joins as an Investment Officer, is a solicitor with a broad range of experience including civil fraud, property, professional negligence, and shareholder disputes. Ioan Mortimer joins as an Investment Associate, with a background in [...]

By |2021-10-12T11:20:36+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with key strategic hires on our tenth anniversary

Woodsford today announced further significant expansion, with two key US hires as we celebrates our tenth anniversary. Nick Setty, an intellectual property trial lawyer with 25 year's experience, joins our Investment Advisory Panel, and Dan Kesack, an experienced patent litigation attorney, joins our executive team. “Our [...]

By |2021-10-12T11:22:45+00:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Arbitration, Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , |
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