CAT Approves £25m Settlement in Trains Class Action Against Stagecoach

2024-05-22T12:58:57+00:00May 13th, 2024|

Settlement Approved in Woodsford Backed Class Action Against Stagecoach South Western

On Friday 10 May 2024, London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”), handed down a judgment approving a £25m settlement between the class representative, Justin Gutmann, and the settling Defendant, Stagecoach South Western […]

Woodsford: The evolution beyond litigation funding

2023-12-20T17:20:56+00:00December 19th, 2023|

Woodsford’s evolution from traditional litigation funder to collective redress business

In a recent article for GBRW Expert Witness, Woodsford’s Steven Friel and Muhammad Arayne have described how we have moved beyond simply being a provider of passive capital for single-case litigation and are […]

Woodsford funded £5bn class action against Sony PlayStation gets go ahead in UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

2023-11-22T17:18:00+00:00November 21st, 2023|

Woodsford funded £5bn competition claim gets green light to proceed to trial

Woodsford is proud to be supporting Alex Neill’s claim on behalf of 8.9 million PlayStation customers, which has today been certified by the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Alex Neill, CEO & Co-Founder of Consumer […]

RoRo Car Shippers Fail in their Attempt to Launch UK Supreme Court Appeal of Cartel Class Action Certification

2023-06-02T12:01:52+00:00June 2nd, 2023|

LONDON, 2nd  JUNE 2023. In a huge boost to the hopes of millions of UK consumers who stand to gain from a Woodsford-funded collective action against five large shipping companies who engaged in an anticompetitive cartel, the UK Supreme Court announced yesterday that it had […]

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 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 […]

Woodsford welcomes the pro-claimant and pro-litigation funding decision of the UK Supreme Court in Merricks v Mastercard

2021-03-16T16:37:20+00:00December 11th, 2020|

Woodsford welcomes the pro-claimant and pro-litigation funding decision of the UK Supreme Court in Merricks v Mastercard that was handed down by the Supreme Court earlier today.

The decision makes it easier for class representatives, backed by litigation funding, to bring ‘opt-out’ […]

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