Ruth Stackpool-Moore

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Ruth Stackpool-Moore


Portfolio Manager - Global International Arbitration, Senior Investment Manager

Ruth Stackpool-Moore is Portfolio Manager - Global International Arbitration and a Senior Investment Manager based in Omni Bridgeway’s Singapore office, working with other offices internationally to originate, assess and manage funded cases throughout Asia, including arbitration (commercial and investor state), litigation and insolvency claims. Ruth also assists in the development and execution of strategic company initiatives in APAC, and brings her extensive arbitration expertise to the company’s global international arbitration funding portfolio.

Ruth is a cross-border international dispute resolution lawyer, qualified in Australia and the UK. She has more than 15 years’ experience in private practice at leading global law firms; in global dispute finance and at one of the world’s leading international arbitration centres. She has represented multinational organisations in, acted as tribunal secretary for and reviewed from a commercial and legal standpoint complex cross-border matters throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, USA and the Middle East in a variety of sectors including defence, telecommunications, construction, media, pharmaceuticals and natural resources.
One of the first to set up and manage local operations for a global dispute funder in Asia, Ruth has been commercially assessing dispute prospects and funding cases in civil and common law jurisdictions in Asia, and globally, since 2015. She has also worked to develop regional political and legislative frameworks to allow third party funding in key Asian jurisdictions. Ruth is a member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Task Force on Third Party Funding. 
Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Ruth was Managing Director for an exclusive broker to a global litigation funder in the Asia Pacific region. She joined the dispute finance market from the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre where, as Managing Counsel, she led the arbitration team for several years and, in 2014, managed the Centre as Acting Secretary-General. 
Ruth holds Bachelors degrees in Law and Economics from the University of Sydney, Australia, and began her career in private practice with specialist firms Debevoise & Plimpton in London, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe in Paris and Coudert Brothers in Paris and Sydney. She is a frequent speaker and author on third party funding as well as arbitration-related issues and is recognised in Chambers and Partners Litigation Support 2022 - 2024 Guides, Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Finance Guides 2021-2024 and Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders Third-Party Funding 2020-2024 Guides.
Co-author. Hong Kong: Litigation Funding Comparative Guide. Mondaq. 23 March 2023.
  • Costs and Economics. ICCA 2024 Hong Kong. 7 May 2024.
  • Third-party funding in Japan. Rountable, Japan Arbitration Club and Clifford Chance. 1 February 2024.
  • From down under to up above. Space resource exploration and exploitation. CIArb, Clifford Chance. Australian Arbitration week. 11 October 2023.
  • Geopolitics and its impact on Asian commercial disputes. GAR Live: Singapore 2023. 31 August 2023.
  • Conditional fee arrangements for arbitration and international disputes: what can Singapore learn from the UK and China. Singapore International Chamber of Commerce. Webinar. 13 April 2023.
  • How to avoid throwing good money after bad. Hong Kong Arbitration week. 25 October 2022.
  • Present and future of legal financing. Korea In-house Counsel Association ADR Seminar. 14 October 2022.
  • Arbitration and Mediation: Never the Twain shall Meet? Singapore Convention Week. 2 September 2022.
  • Exploring the ACICA Expedited Arbitration Rules. Australian Centre for International Arbitration. 11 August 2022.
  • A New Deal on Legal Costs? CFAs and Third-Party Funding in Asia. ICC Singapore Arbitration Group. 10 May 2022.
    Managing costs in arbitration.
    Chambers and Partners. 24 November 2021. Webinar.
  • Dispute Finance and Intellectual Property. Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). 28 October 2021. Virtual Event.
  • Insolvency and International Arbitration. GAR Connect Singapore. 24 August 2021.
  • International arbitration of mining disputes. Debevoise & Plimpton. 9 June 2021.
  • Arbitration and Insolvency & Restructuring – Old and New Issues in Challenging Times. GAR Interactive: DACH 2021 Conference. 23 February 2021.
  • Legal & Practical Issues on Valuation Webinar. Kim & Chang & BGR. Seoul ADR Festival. 4 November 2020.
  • Is Third Party Funding Changing International Arbitration? Australian Arbitration Week. Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) Limited (CIArb Australia) Annual International Arbitration Conference. 12 October 2020.
  • Investment Arbitration and third-party funding Webinar. CMS Hong Kong, Munich & Colombia. 30 September 2020.
  • Investment Treaty Claims in the Construction Sector Webinar. CMS London & Twenty Essex. 9 September 2020.
  • The Use of Litigation Funding by Insolvency Practitioners and Banks Webinar. Simmons & Simmons. 27 August 2020.
  • Recent Developments in Third Party Funding. Philippine Arbitration Day. PIARB. 25 November 2019. Manila
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