LONDON, PHILADELPHIA, HONG KONG 23 January 2019, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals and law firms, has announced further expansion of its international executive team and IAP.

The appointments of Michael Kallus as Senior Investment Manager (San Francisco), Sarina Singh as Director of Litigation Finance (Philadelphia) and Eamon Wood as a Consultant (New York) will further boost Woodsford’s US operations and for the first time give the business a presence on the West Coast. Simon Powell becomes Woodsford’s second Asian-based IAP member, in addition to John Beechey, reflecting the increasing importance of the region to Woodsford.

Simon was previously at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he managed the Hong Kong office. “2018 was a year of explosive growth for Woodsford, we did more deals and committed more cash than ever before. These exciting developments in the US and Asia will enable us to continue on this incredible growth trajectory.” said Steven Friel, Woodsford’s CEO.

Woodsford’s new Senior Investment Manager, Michael Kallus commented, “The west coast of the United States is a hotbed of commercial activity and entrepreneurial law firms but, to date, relatively under-served by litigation funders. My appointment signals Woodsford’s commitment to understanding and serving this critical market.”

Woodsford is currently recruiting for a number of other posts, including a Director of Business Development (London), Commercial Manager (London or Philadelphia) and Business Development Manager (Singapore).

About Woodsford Litigation Funding

Founded in 2010 and with offices in London, Philadelphia and Singapore, Woodsford Litigation Funding provides tailored litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals, and law firms. This includes both single case and portfolio litigation funding and arbitration funding.

Woodsford’s Executive team blends extensive business experience with world-class legal expertise. Woodsford is a founder member of the Association of Litigation Funders of England and Wales. Interviews, photos and biographies available on request.

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