Careers

Career opportunities at Burford

Burford's team is one of our key competitive advantages and we are proud to have the largest, most experienced team in legal finance. As an industry leader, innovation and entrepreneurship remain core to our business and we are constantly developing new products and services for the legal industry.

Our team is made up of people who are creative and collaborative and have the determination to succeed.

For more information about career opportunities at Burford, please send a resume to careers@burfordcapital.com.

Current openings

Vice President - Business Development (Texas)

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Burford Capital is adding a Vice President – Business Development who will be responsible for interacting with lawyers and other influencers in our target markets to build relationships and identify cases, portfolios of cases and other opportunities in which Burford may be willing to provide financing solutions.  We are seeking a creative lawyer or former lawyer, with an agile mind and experience with the business of law, particularly litigation, and previous experience and demonstrated success in business development. 

The role will report to the Managing Director of the domestic business development team (NY-based manager) and may be based in one of multiple locations across Texas.

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Vice President - Business Development (US)

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Burford Capital is adding a Vice President – Business Development who will be responsible for interacting with CFOs, finance professionals, lawyers and other influencers in our target markets to build relationships and identify cases, portfolios of cases and other opportunities in which Burford may be willing to provide financing solutions.  We are seeking a creative business development professional or former finance professional with an agile mind and previous experience and demonstrated success in developing business within the CFO and executive suite community.  We expect candidates to have deep networks within the CFO community of private and public companies.   

The role will report to the Managing Director of the domestic business development team (NY-based manager) and may be based in one of multiple locations across the US.

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Vice President - Business Development (London)

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Burford Capital is adding a Vice President – Business Development position who will be responsible for interacting with lawyers and other influencers in our target markets to build relationships and identify cases and portfolios of cases and other opportunities in which Burford may be willing to provide financing solutions. We are seeking a creative lawyer or former lawyer, with an agile mind and experience with the business of law, particularly litigation, and previous experience and demonstrated success in business development. 

The role will report to the Head of Origination for Europe (London-based manager) and, whilst the position will be based in London, travel to Continental Europe may be required.

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Analyst

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Burford Capital has created an Analyst position that will assist in identifying global investment opportunities. The potential investments, where the primary driver of value is a legal outcome, will be spread across different industry sectors, geographies, and made through a variety of structures.

The role will report to a Managing Director on Burford’s underwriting team and be based in Burford’s New York office.

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HR & Office Manager (Chicago)

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The Firm seeks to hire a Human Resources & Officer Manager to oversee the HR functions and administrative operations of the Chicago office, as well as to lead and participate in global HR and Administration projects. The role will report to the Managing Director & Chief Innovation Officer in Burford’s NY office and will work closely with the HR/Admin teams in the New York and London Offices. 

The role will be located in Burford Capital’s Chicago office.

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