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Woodsford announces major expansion, with six new hires in the UK and US

Woodsford announces further expansion We are excited to announce a  further major expansion of our global team with the appointment of Ryan Schultz as Vice President, Business Development in the US, four new members of the London-based underwriting and finance teams and the addition of [...]

2022-08-03T10:50:08+00:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

(Another) Decision to Watch on Discoverability of Litigation Funding Materials in the US: Fleet Connect v. Waste Connections

As litigation funding becomes more prevalent in patent litigation, defendants are likely to attempt to obtain discovery into such agreements.  However, litigation funding discovery is usually nothing more than a fishing expedition aimed to create additional burden for plaintiffs.  Recently, Judge Gilstrap ruled precisely that [...]

2022-07-18T10:43:03+00:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Discovery, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

View the recording of our Webinar: A Practical Guide to Litigation Funding

We hosted a lively, interactive webinar, A Practical Guide to Litigation Funding, on Thursday 26 May. You can view a recording of the webinar here. Our US Chief Investment Officer, Robin Davis hosted and she was joined by our US General Counsel, Alex Lempiner, and [...]

2022-06-01T10:16:41+00:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer and a VP of Business Development in the US

Woodsford is recruiting in the US We’re seeking to fill two vacancies in our US team. We’re seeking an experienced US lawyer with substantial experience in patent litigation, patent enforcement strategies, and patent valuation to join us as an Investment Officer in New York City, [...]

2022-03-14T09:51:35+00:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer and Investment Associate in London

Woodsford is recruiting in London We’re seeking to fill two vacancies in our London team. Both roles will be mainly focused on our growing portfolio of ESG-related collective actions in the UK, continental Europe and Australia. Interest in multi-party litigation (class actions, group actions) on claimant [...]

2022-03-07T11:02:41+00:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Litigation Funding 2022 – your guide to the developing law and practice of funding in Japan

Although contingency fees are permitted and regularly used for litigation and other types of dispute resolution in Japan, the issue of whether third-party funding is permitted under Japanese law remains uncertain. While the common law doctrines of champerty and maintenance do not exist under Japanese [...]

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding for international arbitration

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding for international arbitration While international arbitration spans multiple types of claims, overlapping jurisdictions and legal regimes, there are some commonalities to consider. A practitioner considering a transaction involving third-party funding of [...]

Litigation Funding 2022 – your global guide to the developing law and practice of funding in the US

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in the US The United States is a federal system, with overlapping federal and state jurisdictions, including 96 federal judicial districts and 50 individual US states, each with its own court [...]

2022-02-02T10:44:54+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer in Australia

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer in Australia. Woodsford is seeking an Investment Officer to join our growing Australian team. The role can be based in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Our growing portfolio of Australian class actions and other litigations, and the resulting growth in [...]

2022-01-31T11:31:14+00:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with key hires in New York and London

Woodsford announces further expansion Woodsford today announced further expansion with the appointment of Brendan Dyer as Vice President, Business Development in New York and Conn MacEvilly as Senior Investment Officer in London. These are key appointments to our global executive team. Brendan Dyer joins from Goodwin [...]

2022-01-27T10:52:19+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|
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