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: , , |

Funding advances in Singapore and Hong Kong

In an article that appeared in 'Litigation Funding' (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford's Charlie Morris and Franca Ciambella look at developments in Singapore and Hong Kong, including legislative changes and what the future holds for funding in the region. You can [...]

Financial Support for International Arbitration

In an article that appeared in 'Litigation Funding' (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford's Adam Erusalimsky and Alex Hickson look at how funding can aid claimants in international arbitration; including a look at what the major arbitral institutions have said regarding funding [...]

By |2020-05-27T11:32:15+00:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Arbitration, International Arbitration, Litigation Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford opens office in Tel Aviv

Woodsford today announced that we are the first of the big, global litigation funders to open an office in Tel Aviv, Israel, and that we are looking to invest $20m in Israeli-sourced disputes in 2019/20. Woodsford has also announced the appointment of Yoav Navon as [...]

Woodsford appoints Simon Powell, former Head of Latham’s Hong Kong office, to our Investment Advisory Panel

30 January 2019: Woodsford  has announced that Hong Kong based Simon Powell has joined its Investment Advisory Panel. Simon Powell becomes Woodsford’s second Asia-based IAP member (alongside John Beechey), reflecting the increasing importance of the region to Woodsford. The third-party funding of arbitration in Hong [...]

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 [...]

New Frontiers – Litigation Funding in Israel

English law firms have for years exported their services around the world. Now London-based litigation funders like Woodsford are doing the same. Why are Israeli plaintiffs and lawyers the latest to be attracted to what London litigation funders have to offer? And why are global [...]

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 [...]

Litigation Finance for Boutique Law Firms

Prior to the development of litigation finance, there were few workable solutions for boutique law firms seeking to reduce financial pressure while also driving growth. Traditional credit providers are ill-suited to consider a law firm’s contingent receivables as a valuable asset. However, litigation finance [...]

Woodsford continues rapid global growth

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces rapid global growth as new senior solicitor joins from Skadden. Appointment of Simon Walsh, move to new office in Bloomsbury and record deal-flow in Q1 2018. With the appointment of Simon Walsh as Senior Investment Officer, the move to new larger [...]

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