ShareSoc-endorsed Woodford claim first to be fully funded and insure claimants' costs

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The UK Individual Shareholders Society (ShareSoc) has said that more than 500,000 of those who invested in the Woodford Equity Income fund (WEIF) may be able to recover "significant losses" as litigation firm Leigh Day has become the first to reach funding and claimant costs insurance agreements. ShareSoc announced in November 2020 that it was endorsing law firm Leigh Day's claim, backed by its own Woodford Campaign, the aim of which is to help investors seek compensation for their losses. ShareSoc and Woodford Campaign director Cliff Weight said: "This is the first time ShareSoc has ...

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