Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore

2021-10-25T11:06:39+00:00July 20th, 2021|

Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore.

In late June, the Singapore Ministry of Law announced that its third-party funding framework would be extended to cover certain proceedings in the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), domestic arbitration proceedings and […]

Franca Ciambella joins Woodsford in Singapore

2020-06-08T10:12:47+00:00June 8th, 2020|

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’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’s response to Hong Kong’s consultation on draft Code of Practice

2019-03-19T13:28:07+00:00November 1st, 2018|

On 30th August 2018, Hong Kong’s Department of Justice launched a public consultation to seek views on the draft Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration and Mediation.

You can read Woodsford’s response here.

Funding for Insolvent Estates in Asia

2019-03-19T13:33:25+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

An insolvent estate is the quintessential impecunious claimant – it may have good claims against deep-pocketed defendants, but due to a lack of resource those claims may not be pursued at all or they may be settled for significantly less than their true value.  Legal […]

Charlie Morris, Woodsford’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific to take part in SIArb’s Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017

2019-03-19T13:33:11+00:00September 13th, 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 […]

The Impact of Third Party Funding on Hong Kong as a Centre for International Arbitration

2019-03-19T13:35:08+00:00August 14th, 2017|

In the latest edition of Intercontinental Finance & Law magazine, Woodsford’s Charlie Morris looks at the recent changes permitting funding of international arbitration and what these changes mean for Hong Kong as a Centre for International Arbitration.

Read the full article here

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