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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.

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Vice President – Brazil Underwriting

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Burford Capital is a leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore, and Sydney. Burford recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and boasts 125 employees.

The Firm has created a Vice President position in our Commercial Underwriting group. The person filling this position will underwrite litigation investments in Brazil, including evaluating the merits of claims, assessing and pricing risks associated with the litigation, evaluating litigation budgets, and negotiating financing deals from start to finish. The position also will require managing our substantial portfolio of existing Brazilian litigation investments. This position will involve close liaison with law firms, in-house counsel, and corporate representatives, as well as Burford’s global underwriting team.

The role will report to a senior member of Burford’s underwriting team and be based in Burford’s New York office.

Analyst

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Burford Capital is a leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore, and Sydney. Burford recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and boasts 125 employees.

The Firm has created an Analyst position who 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 senior manager of Burford’s underwriting team and be based in either of Burford’s New York or London office.

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To apply, please click button to the left or send your resume to careers@burfordcapital.com.

PR Manager

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Burford Capital seeks to hire a PR Manager to maximize its visibility in legal trade press on a global basis, thereby helping Burford stay top of mind with lawyers at leading law firms and on in-house legal teams. A key member of Burford’s growing global marketing team, the PR Manager will work to ensure that Burford secures consistent, high-quality coverage in legal trade publications by cultivating and maintaining relationships with key journalists and editors and by targeting them with relevant and timely story ideas. The PR Manager will also manage internal processes for tracking and sharing press coverage to ensure that Burford’s global team sees the ongoing impact of trade press visibility on its business results.

The role will be based in Burford’s office in New York, NY. 

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To apply, please click button to the left or send your resume to careers@burfordcapital.com.