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1905, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting a Legal Counsel in London

By |May 19th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting a Legal Counsel in London We have a rare opportunity for a transactional commercial/corporate lawyer to join our dynamic London team and play an important part in Woodsford’s continued growth and development as an ESG-focused business. The right candidate will be closely involved in all aspects of the company’s commercial and litigation finance related affairs, working directly [...]

505, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting an Operations & Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper in London

By |May 5th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Operations & Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper in London We're seeking a full-time Operations & Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper to work in our small finance team. You will work directly with the Commercial Manager and Financial Controller to process accounts payable and accounts receivables as well as post transactions on the accounting system and produce management accounts. This position [...]

2104, 2022

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in Germany

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Third-party funding was launched in Germany in 1999 and the overwhelming majority of the legal community welcomed the idea. Litigation funding closed the gap between credit facilities provided by banks, which are typically not granted without securities being provided by the claimant, and the prohibition of lawyers providing legal services whose remuneration is based solely on a successful outcome of [...]

504, 2022

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in France

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

The legality of third-party litigation funding is well established in France. Nevertheless, the French market for third-party litigation funding is still comparatively small. Among other factors, this may be attributed to the fact that French law traditionally did not recognise class actions or punitive damages and that civil and commercial courts generally grant only limited cost awards for legal fees. [...]

2503, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Associate in London

By |March 25th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Associate in London This full- time role will support team members across an exciting and rapidly growing international business, with particular emphasis on the UK, EMEA & APAC markets. The majority of time will be spent assisting the lawyers/investment officers in our London office, with a particular focus on our growing portfolio of ESG-related collective [...]

2303, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer in London

By |March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer in London We're seeking an experienced lawyer to join us as an Investment Officer in our central London office. The candidate must have high quality City or international litigation experience, ideally in group and/or class actions. The role involves helping to assess and manage investment opportunities, with a particular focus on our growing portfolio [...]

2103, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting a VP of Business Development in the US

By |March 21st, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting a VP of Business Development in the US We’re seeking a highly motivated Vice President of Business Development to expand the reach of our growing US business to find litigation funding and patent acquisition opportunities. The VP of Business Development can be based in New York or would suit remote work anywhere in the US. The Vice President of [...]

2103, 2022

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in New Zealand

By |March 21st, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Third-party litigation funding is permitted in New Zealand. Although the common law torts of maintenance (assisting a party in litigation without justification) and champerty (assisting in consideration of a share of proceeds of the litigation) have not technically been abolished, the recent attitude of the New Zealand courts to third-party funding can be described as ‘cautiously permissive’ and, perhaps, increasingly [...]

1603, 2022

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in Switzerland

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court held in 2004 that litigation funding by third-party funders is permissible in Switzerland provided that the funder acts independently of the client’s lawyer (BGE 131 I 223). The court stated that it could even be advantageous for a claimant to have his or her claim assessed by an independent expert who intends to cover the [...]

703, 2022

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer and a VP of Business Development in the US

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting in the US We’re seeking to fill two vacancies in our US team. We’re seeking an experienced US lawyer with substantial experience in patent litigation, patent enforcement strategies, and patent valuation to join us as an Investment Officer in New York City, and a highly motivated Vice President of Business Development to expand the reach of our growing [...]

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