Woodsford supports further major Australian class actions against car manufacturers with claims filed against Hyundai and Kia

2023-02-17T09:33:30+00:00February 17th, 2023|

Hyundai and Kia engine defect class actions launched in Australia

Class actions were filed on Wednesday (15th February) in the Federal Court of Australia relating to defective engines in various Hyundai and Kia vehicles sold in Australia from 2011 to date.

The actions allege that the numerous […]

Woodsford supports Toyota Diesel Defeat Device class action in Australia

2022-10-27T15:32:00+00:00October 18th, 2022|

Woodsford supports Toyota Diesel Defeat Device class action in Australia.

Woodsford supports another major Australian class action with a claim filed yesterday (17th October) in the Supreme Court of Victoria on behalf of up to half a million owners of diesel-powered Toyota vehicles.

The class action filed […]

Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Treasury in respect draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022

2022-10-31T09:55:06+00:00October 4th, 2022|

Yesterday, 3rd October 2022 ,Woodsford submitted our considered response to the Australian Treasury, in respect of the draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022.

“Woodsford is in favour of the proposal that an explicit exemption be provided for litigation funding schemes from the definition of a […]

Court decides that groundbreaking £150m class action on behalf of UK car buyers can proceed

2022-02-18T14:06:22+00:00February 18th, 2022|

Court decides that groundbreaking £150m class action on behalf of UK car buyers can proceed

London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal, has today  (Friday 18 February) given the green light to a class action on behalf of millions of motorists and businesses, who […]

Govia Thameslink Railway to face legal claim worth up to £77m as over 3 million consumers are overcharged for London train fares

2021-11-25T13:33:55+00:00November 25th, 2021|

Govia Thameslink Railway to face legal claim worth up to £77m

The claim, funded by Woodsford, is seeking compensation worth up to £77m for routine overcharging on train tickets affecting an estimated 3.2 million passengers and has been filed against the operator of one of Britain’s […]

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’

2021-10-25T10:52:29+00:00October 20th, 2021|

Rail Passengers Cleared to Make £93m Legal Claim for ‘Boundary Fares’

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

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 is the first overseas funder to be authorised to fund class actions in Australia

2021-10-25T14:53:34+00:00April 29th, 2021|

Woodsford can now fund class actions in Australia

We are delighted that we have been granted an Australian financial services (AFS) licence by the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) authorising us to fund class actions in Australia as Managed Investment Schemes […]

Access to Justice and Class Actions in England and Wales – Bonavero Institute of Human Rights of the Oxford University Faculty of Law

2021-10-25T14:55:22+00:00April 22nd, 2021|

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, part of the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Law, is hosting a free virtual conference on class actions and access to justice in England […]

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 welcomes the pro-access to justice decision of the England & Wales Court of Appeal in DAF v The Road Haulage Association

2021-10-27T10:30:03+00:00March 5th, 2021|

Woodsford welcomes the pro-access to justice decision of the England & Wales Court of Appeal in DAF v The Road Haulage Association & UK Trucks Claims Limited [2021] EWCA Civ 299 that was handed down by the Court of Appeal earlier today […]

What the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act means for class actions in Ontario

2021-03-16T17:11:35+00:00July 16th, 2020|

Woodsford’s Ekin Cinar, based in Toronto, looks at what the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act means for class actions and how they can be financed in Ontario.

On July 2, 2020, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act (“Bill 161”) amending the […]

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.

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 […]

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action – against Westpac

2021-11-17T15:05:45+00:00December 18th, 2019|

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action.

Woodsford is a leading ESG business, helping investors in public companies secure accountability and compensation when catastrophic breakdowns in ESG cause a loss to shareholder value.  We are delighted to work with and fund the law firm 

Woodsford responds to the ALRC inquiry into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders

2019-03-19T13:28:54+00:00August 7th, 2018|

ALRC inquiry; earlier this year, the Australian Law Reform Commission published a Discussion Paper relating to its ‘Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (DP 85)’ and invited responses to the proposals, commentary, analysis and questions in the Discussion Paper.

You can view Woodsford’s […]

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