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

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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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iManage Product Manager

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Burford Capital is recruiting for an iManage Product Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the upkeep, improvement, and adoption of our iManage platform. As our document management system, iManage is an integral tool used across the business. As Burford’s team continues to grow, the firm seeks a dedicated administrator and trainer to manage the platform, improve functionality, respond to the team’s usage requests, and ensure that all team members are adequately trained to use the platform.

The role will be based in Burford’s New York, Chicago, or London office.

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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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Business Development Associate (London)

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Burford Capital seeks a key junior member of its UK Business Development team to champion and lead business development implementation at world-class standards.

Reporting to the Head of Origination for Europe, the Business Development Associate will play a critical role in ensuring that Burford’s Business Development programmes are delivered flawlessly, on time and on budget, and with the greatest positive effect on the business.

This role requires learning and understanding Burford’s business, relationships and the commercial litigation market, and is ideally suited to a high-energy individual with superlative organizational skills who welcomes the opportunity to grow in a fast-paced, startup environment.

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Administrative Assistant & Data Coordinator (Chicago)

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The Firm seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant & Data Coordinator based at Reception acting as first point of contact to office visitors, over the phone and electronically. Data Coordinator responsibilities include detailed CRM data management, responsibility for the quality, upkeep and expansion of the data in our Salesforce platform, which is utilized extensively in the business for business development, traditional CRM, and management of the pipeline for evaluation of investment opportunities. Administrative responsibilities encompass supporting smooth and efficient business operations and providing administrative support to the office’s local and global teams. This is a great opportunity for a personable, process-oriented self-starter to join an exciting and growing business at the intersection of law and finance.

The role will be part of the Admin pool and is located in Burford Capital’s Chicago office.

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