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New research shows continued growth of litigation finance

Since 2012, Burford Capital’s research has shown the increased use of litigation finance and highlighted the significant opportunities for law firms and clients. The latest survey continues this trend.

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Arbitration academics are living in the dark ages

A long-awaited report on third-party funding in international arbitration has just been released in draft, and it reads like a relic of another era.

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Fee and judgment acceleration case studies: How clients and law firms use end-of-year legal finance

The following case studies illustrate the many ways acceleration can help clients and law firms meet financial deadlines at the end of the year.

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Deeply flawed: A perspective on the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on third-party funding

As the world’s largest provider of finance for commercial litigation and arbitration, Burford offers its perspective on the report recently received by the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration.

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Burford to join litigation finance roundtable at UC Hastings

As litigation finance becomes increasingly common, the question of its disclosure occasionally arises. Two Burford MDs will join a roundtable to discuss the topic in ways that are thoughtful and constructive to lawyers and the legal community.

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Litigation and arbitration finance for construction disputes

Construction disputes are famously high stakes—but the use of third-party financing can change the dynamic.

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Control: Addressing a common question about litigation finance

Burford weighs in on one of the persistent questions that clients and lawyers have about using external finance: Whether doing so will in any way impact control of strategy, settlement or other litigation-related decision-making.

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Research insight: The enduring value of single-case litigation finance

Even as the 2017 Litigation Finance Survey demonstrates the ongoing growth and evolution of legal finance, the research also reinforces the enduring value of its most “basic” form: Single-case litigation finance.

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Using litigation finance: 12 Leading lawyers weigh in (Part I)

Lawyers from leading law firms discuss the growth of litigation finance (and some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the industry), and explain how their firms and clients are using it.

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The role legal finance can play in firm year-end collections

Payment collection delays have caused law firms to seek new options to pay partners, boost reported revenue and offset financial uncertainty in the fourth quarter.

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Year-end legal finance: Why you need it (and how to get it)

To meet a clear need, Burford has developed solutions to help law firms and their clients finance litigation and legal costs more efficiently in the fourth quarter and gain immediate access to capital at the time of year when costs are the most highly scrutinized.

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