Woodsford announces further international expansion, with a number of key strategic hires

Woodsford announces further expansion Woodsford today announced further significant international expansion with the appointments of Hon. Michael Barker QC (Perth) to our Investment Advisory Panel and Deborah Mazer (New York), Hugh Tait, Diane Chisomu, Marta Gispert and Oscar Moore (all London) to our global executive team. Michael [...]

By |2021-11-17T16:11:00+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , |

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m ($128m) Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’ in London

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Claim in London 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 Southeastern and South Western rail franchises by not making ‘boundary fares’ [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:34:04+00:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Class Action|Tags: , , |

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

Webinar: 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 [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:37:53+00:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Discovery|Tags: , |

Webinar: Discovery and Litigation Funding in US Federal Courts – 23.9.21, 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 [...]

By |2021-09-09T12:45:58+00:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Discovery, Uncategorized|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 resources to actually bankroll modernization [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:44:56+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

By |2021-10-29T10:47:42+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 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 welcomes the recent further liberalization of the third-party funding regime in Singapore

Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalization 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 related mediation proceedings. As [...]

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 [...]

Supreme Court Update: Securities Class Actions and Litigation Finance

Supreme Court Update: Securities Class Actions and Litigation Finance By Woodsford’s Bob Koneck The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision last week in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System concerning a securities-fraud class action against Goldman Sachs.  It had [...]

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