Class Actions

In many jurisdictions around the world, class actions, or other forms of group litigation, have established a means by which a large group of businesses, investors or other individuals can combine together in a single litigation.

A significant number of class actions have been brought over the last 20 years, many resulting in substantial settlements. At Woodsford, we see growth in this area, particularly relating to securities and antitrust class actions.

Thanks to our experience across the international legal landscape, we have already been able to provide investment for several such cases in the UK, Europe and Australia. Our ongoing focus on ESG and holding corporate wrongdoers to account for environmental, social or governance failings has led us to finance several successful class actions.

We can offer a range of financial solutions for all types of class action or other group litigations and can partner with law firms on book building exercises.

For further information, contact Bob Koneck.

There are three key factors we look at when we assess a case.
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Litigation Finance offers portfolio finance arrangements for claimants and lawyers on whom we have been able to carry out enhanced due diligence, for example through previously financed cases.
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Woodsford offers portfolio finance arrangements for claimants and lawyers on whom we have been able to carry out enhanced due diligence, for example through previously financed cases.
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A successful court judgment is often not the end of the litigation process: rather, it can be a staging post along the way to successful recovery.
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In many jurisdictions around the world, class actions, or other forms of group litigation, have established a means by which a large group of businesses, investors or other individuals can combine together in a single litigation.
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Following a successful litigation action, cash flow can become a major issue for law firms and claimants alike as they face further delays in the realisation of any award.
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Adverse costs orders are increasingly prevalent in international litigation, with many jurisdictions following the English model whereby the loser pays some or all of the winner’s legal costs.
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Woodsford employs a number of world-class lawyers and other professionals, highly qualified and experienced in a number of jurisdictions.
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An increasing number of firms are seeking law firm finance solutions to help drive business development and growth, and to allow them to move more quickly to support clients.
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Commercial Litigation Finance

Commercial Litigation Finance

We provide a range of litigation funding solutions to support your pursuit of justice at every stage of your case. We can bear as much of the cost and risk as you need to allow your action to go-ahead.

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ESG

ESG

Woodsford is a leading ESG business. We have helped many thousands of investors, consumers and other stakeholders engage with major corporations in relation to serious breakdowns in environmental, social and corporate governance standards.

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Whether you’re an inventor whose patent rights have been infringed, a holder of trade secrets that have been misappropriated, or the owner of a trademark that is now in use without your permission, Woodsford is here to help.

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