All posts by Charlie Morris

Charlie is an English-qualified senior lawyer with significant experience of handling high-value international litigation and arbitration across a wide range of sectors, both in his capacity as a lawyer and as a litigation funder. As Chief Investment Officer, EMEA & APAC, Charlie has overall responsibility for Woodsford’s investments outside of the Americas and heads up Woodsford’s Asia Pacific practice. Before joining Woodsford in March 2016, Charlie was a lawyer at London disputes boutique Enyo Law LLP, having qualified previously at international firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP.

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Litigation Funding in Asia – Where are we now?

Last year saw a swathe of reforms and proposed reforms in Asia in relation to litigation and arbitration funding.  In January 2017, Singapore’s parliament passed the Civil Law Amendment Act and the Civil Law (Third Party Funding) Regulations 2017.  Hot […]

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The Impact of third party funding on Hong Kong as a centre for International Arbitration

As recently as 14th June 2017, Hong Kong became the latest jurisdiction to permit third-party funding in international arbitration by passing legislation to amend the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609). The amendment is likely to take effect later this year, giving […]