Woodsford again recognised as one of the world’s leading litigation funders by Chambers and Partners

2021-10-25T11:34:05+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Woodsford again recognised as one of the world’s leading funders by Chambers and Partners.

Woodsford is delighted that our continued global growth and increased international presence has again been recognised by Chambers and Partners.  Ranked among the top 5 funders in the […]

Woodsford recognised as one of the world’s leading litigation funders by Chambers and Partners

2021-03-16T17:51:59+00:00June 29th, 2020|

Woodsford recognised as one of the world’s leading litigation funders by Chambers and Partners.

Woodsford is delighted that our global growth and increased international presence has been recognised by Chambers and Partners.  We are one of only four funders ranked in the […]

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’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.

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 […]

Litigation Finance for Boutique Law Firms

2019-03-19T13:29:53+00:00May 24th, 2018|

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 […]

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

Woodsford Litigation Funding kick starts New Year with executive appointments

2019-03-19T13:37:25+00:00January 9th, 2017|

Growing team focused on global opportunities

LONDON and NEW YORK – Monday 9th January 2017, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals, and law firms, has announced a series of senior and executive appointments

Woodsford Litigation Funding has promoted Steven Friel […]

Charlie Morris joins Woodsford Litigation Funding as Senior Investment Officer

2019-07-08T11:01:14+00:00March 15th, 2016|

Woodsford Litigation Funding is pleased to announce that Charlie Morris has joined the company as Senior Investment Officer, reporting to Steven Friel, the firm’s Chief Investment Officer.

Charlie has significant experience of handling commercial disputes, often with an international dimension. He has represented a broad range […]

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