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Stephanie Woods

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Stephanie is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration team specialising in commercial dispute resolution and pre-litigation strategic advice.

She regularly advises on disputes relating to breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, shareholder and joint venture disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology and media sectors.

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Relevant experience

  • An individual in his USD 2bn fraud claim against a former business partner, brought in the Commercial Court in London.
  • A high net worth individual defending fraud claims arising out of the sale of a major Thai renewable energy business.
  • A nation state in proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1996 challenging an arbitral award.
  • A global technology company in relation to proceedings arising from delivery of an IT system.
  • Obtaining court orders to facilitate the identification of the perpetrator of a data breach.
  • A franchisor in respect of claims brought by a former franchisee for misrepresentation.
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  • 2009 – Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London
  • 2008 – Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London
  • 2007 – BA, Durham University, Durham 
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Top 10 Questions asked by Corporate Counsel considering Third Party Funding...
Third Party Funding is where a commercial funder agrees to cover some or all of the legal fees and expenses incurred by a party (usually a claimant) in relation to a dispute. In return, if the party is successful in the dispute, the funder will receive a return on its investment, usually a share of the sums recovered (often calculated as either, or a combination of, a multiple of its investment or a percentage of the amount recovered), plus, as a priority, repayment of the amount paid out. Third Party Funding is becoming of increasing interest to businesses as a source of capital to finance and offset the risk of disputes they are involved in. In this flash briefing, we answer 10 of the most frequently asked questions corporate counsel have about Third Party Funding.*The answers in this document reflect the approach taken by Omni Bridgeway and industry best practice. Due diligence should be conducted on any specific funder in respect of their approach to the same. footnoteWatch Third Party Funding video series
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