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

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 […]

By |2022-05-05T14:04:18+00:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2022-04-21T12:52:47+00:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2022-04-05T09:00:28+00:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Associate in London

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 […]

By |2022-03-25T10:03:11+00:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer in London

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 […]

By |2022-03-23T09:56:58+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting a VP of Business Development in the US

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 […]

By |2022-03-21T09:49:38+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2022-03-21T09:41:28+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2022-03-16T11:20:11+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

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 […]

By |2022-03-14T09:48:50+00:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Investment Officer and Investment Associate in London

Woodsford is recruiting in London

We’re seeking to fill two vacancies in our London team.

Both roles will be mainly focused on our growing portfolio of ESG-related collective actions in the UK, continental Europe and Australia. Interest in multi-party litigation (class actions, group actions) on claimant side is […]

By |2022-03-15T12:07:32+00:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

Court decides that groundbreaking £150m class action on behalf of UK car buyers can proceed

Court decides that groundbreaking £150m class action on behalf of UK car buyers can proceed

London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal, has today  (Friday 18 February) given the green light to a class action on behalf of millions of motorists and businesses, who […]

By |2022-02-18T14:06:22+00:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Litigation Funding 2022 – your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding for international arbitration

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding for international arbitration

While international arbitration spans multiple types of claims, overlapping jurisdictions and legal regimes, there are some commonalities to consider. A practitioner considering […]

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

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in The Netherlands

Litigation funding is available and is legally permitted in the Netherlands – both in state court litigation and in arbitration. Litigation funding constitutes a growing field, especially […]

By |2022-02-03T12:29:52+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

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

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in Israel 

Third-party funding for litigation in Israel is an accepted part of the litigation landscape and has been judicially endorsed by the Israeli courts in […]

By |2022-02-02T09:46:25+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford is recruiting an Associate Lawyer / Investment Officer in Australia

Woodsford is recruiting an Associate Lawyer / Investment Officer in Australia.

Woodsford is seeking an Investment Officer to join our growing Australian team. The role can be based in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne.

Our growing portfolio of Australian class actions and other litigations, and the resulting growth in […]

By |2022-03-08T10:14:30+00:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , |

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

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in Australia 

The environment for litigation funding is increasingly complex with several recent judicial and legislative developments affecting the conduct of third-party litigation funding. The developments predominantly relate to funding of […]

By |2022-01-28T10:15:11+00:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford announces further expansion, with key hires in London and New York

Woodsford announces further expansion

Woodsford today announced further expansion with the appointment of Conn MacEvilly as Senior Investment Officer in London and Brendan Dyer as Vice President, Business Development in New York. These are key appointments to our global executive team.

Conn […]

By |2022-01-26T16:52:24+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding, Recruitment|Tags: , |

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

Litigation Funding 2022- your updated guide to the developing law and practice of funding in England & Wales

Third-party litigation funding has long been permitted and endorsed by the judiciary and policymakers as a tool of access to justice. Consistent with modern […]

By |2022-01-24T10:33:45+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Litigation Funding 2022 – your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 23 key jurisdictions

Litigation Funding 2022- your global guide to the law and practice of funding in 23 key jurisdictions.

Woodsford is proud that the 6th edition of Litigation Funding, published by Lexology and edited by our very own Steven Friel and […]

By |2022-01-20T11:21:55+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Govia Thameslink Railway to face legal claim worth up to £77m as over 3 million consumers are overcharged for London train fares

Govia Thameslink Railway to face legal claim worth up to £77m

The claim, funded by Woodsford, is seeking compensation worth up to £77m for routine overcharging on train tickets affecting an estimated 3.2 million passengers and has been filed against the operator of one of Britain’s […]

By |2021-11-25T13:33:55+00:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: Class Action, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |
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