Woodsford today announced further expansion of our international executive team with the appointment of Franca Ciambella in Singapore.
Franca’s extensive experience as a dispute resolution lawyer in Asia, focusing on complex commercial and corporate disputes, as well as her vast experience as a mediator, will be […]
Woodsford today announced further expansion of its international executive team with the appointment of Mitesh Modha to the position of Business Development & Origination Director.
Mitesh, who will play a key role in Woodsford’s business development activities outside of North America, joins from Kain Knight, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 sees […]
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 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 offices […]
Recent developments in the Middle East’s legal landscape underscore both the permissibility of litigation funding and herald a likely uptick in litigation funding in the coming years.
In this article, published in The Oath – The Middle East law journal for corporates, Woodsford’s Zachary Krug […]
Litigation Funding 2018 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in 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 2018, the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide.
This is the second annual edition of our global survey […]
As a global litigation funder, Woodsford regularly receives inquiries regards Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East from parties involved in Middle-East related proceedings and we expect the frequency of these inquiries to grow substantially in the coming years. As such, lawyers and […]
Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the Asia Pacific market, with the opening of our first Asian office in Singapore, the appointment of Charlie Morris as Managing Director, Asia Pacific and our first Singapore-based arbitration funding agreement.
Woodsford’s CEO, Steven […]
Recent years have witnessed the use of litigation finance expand rapidly across the globe, as practitioners become more familiar with its many advantages, judges and arbiters recognize its positive role in promoting meritorious claims, and claimants realize its potential to hedge risk and manage ever […]
Charlie Morris, Woodsford’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific to take part in SIArb’s Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017
Charlie will represent Woodsford at the event on Thursday 16th November at The Old Parliament House in Singapore. He will sit on a key panel looking at: Third Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia – Current Issues and Implications for Practice.
The session picks up […]
This white paper analyses the impact of the recent liberalisation of funding regimes in these two key Asian jurisdictions; looking in detail at the changes, anticipating future developments and providing practical tips for practitioners.
Download the white paper here