Woodsford funds Australian class action on behalf of Rest Super fund members

2024-02-23T16:17:36+00:00February 23rd, 2024|

Woodsford funds class action filed by Shine Lawyers on behalf of members of the Rest Superannuation fund.

This is another example of Woodsford working with leading class action lawyers, in this instance Shine Lawyers, to provide collective redress for consumers affected by alleged corporate misconduct.

The Rest […]

Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General relating to the Joint Consultation Paper regarding minimum returns in class actions

2021-10-25T11:25:46+00:00June 29th, 2021|

Woodsford’s Submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General

On Friday 25th June 2021, Woodsford delivered a considered public submission to the Australian Treasury and Attorney General in respect of the Joint Consultation Paper entitled ‘Guaranteeing a minimum return of […]

Woodsford’s Response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture Project on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

2021-10-27T10:27:38+00:00March 11th, 2021|

Woodsford’s response to the 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 […]

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

2020-06-15T15:44:15+00:00June 15th, 2020|

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.

Supreme Court of Canada ruling further supports the use of litigation funding while regarding insolvent plaintiff’s claim as ‘akin to a pot of gold …’

2020-05-18T13:29:55+00:00May 11th, 2020|

The Supreme Court of Canada this week (8 May 2020) published written reasons for its judgment in Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp. 2020 SCC 10 (the Bluberi case). The joint reasons were given by Wagner C.J. and Moldaver J., with Abella, Karakatsanis, Côté, Rowe […]

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.

2020-05-05T15:44:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|

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 […]

Scotland takes a welcome step in the promotion of access to justice

2020-04-29T12:18:30+00:00April 29th, 2020|

As a result of The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings)(Scotland) Act 2018 (Success Fee Arrangements) Regulations 2020 coming into force earlier this week, Scotland has taken further steps to promote access to justice. The Regulations mean that Damages-Based Agreements (DBAs) are now […]

Woodsford’s response to the Scottish Civil Justice Council Working Group’s Consultation on Group Proceedings

2020-04-27T09:34:17+00:00April 27th, 2020|

On Friday 24th April, Woodsford delivered a considered response to the Scottish Civil Justice Council Working Group’s Consultation on Group Proceedings.

You can read Woodsford’s response here.

Woodsford is recruiting a US-qualified Investment Officer

2020-01-23T14:46:03+00:00January 23rd, 2020|

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking an experienced US-qualified lawyer with substantial experience in both patent infringement and commercial litigation to join us as an Investment Officer. The role can be based in London, New York or Philadelphia.

The role involves assessing, recommending and managing Woodsford’s significant […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Hong Kong)

2020-11-30T15:29:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

Woodsford is recruiting a versatile Business Development Manager in Hong Kong.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The role offers tremendous growth potential and is best suited for those who thrive in fast-paced environments, […]

Woodsford’s response to the Ministry of Law’s consultation on conditional fee agreements in Singapore

2019-10-23T15:16:29+00:00October 8th, 2019|

The Singaporean Ministry of Law launched a public consultation on 27th August 2019 to gather feedback on the proposed amendments to the Civil Law Act and the Legal Profession Act to allow for conditional fee agreements (CFAs) for prescribed categories of proceedings.

You can read […]

Woodsford is recruiting two Business Development Managers (Canada)

2019-08-08T08:34:55+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Woodsford Litigation Funding is recruiting two versatile Business Development Managers to help develop the Canadian market.

Each Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and investment opportunities. The roles offer tremendous growth potential and are best suited for those […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Singapore)

2019-08-06T09:04:01+00:00August 6th, 2019|

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Business Development Manager to work out of our Singapore office, although the role will also cover Hong Kong and the wider Asian market.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Senior Investment Officer (London)

2019-05-22T10:53:23+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

Woodsford is seeking an experienced litigation lawyer to join us as a Senior Investment Officer in our central London office. The role involves assessing investment opportunities (i.e. litigations and arbitrations in need of funding), advising on whether to invest and on what terms, and managing […]

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development and Origination Director (London)

2019-03-19T13:26:33+00:00February 4th, 2019|

Woodsford is seeking a versatile Business Development and Origination Director to help drive growth across our exciting international business, with particular emphasis on the UK, EMEA & APAC markets.

The Business Development and Origination Director will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships […]

Just Published: A Practical Guide to Litigation Funding

2019-03-19T13:27:43+00:00December 4th, 2018|

In our experience, lawyers are consistently keen for answers to three general enquiries:

  • What benefits can non-recourse funding offer their clients?
  • What are the criteria for a case to be eligible for funding?
  • What are the necessary diligence and transactional processes required to secure a […]
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