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Restaurants can recover millions with legal finance

When suppliers and vendors engage in illegal behavior, restaurant brands often shoulder the cost. Fortunately, thanks to legal finance, restaurant brands can make themselves financially whole, without absorbing the cost or risk of pursuing affirmative litigation or arbitration.

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Control, disclosure, privilege, champerty and other legal finance ethics questions, answered

The growth of commercial legal finance has lead to an increase in commentary and questions—and regrettably, misinformation—about its use. This primer provides answers the most common questions Burford is asked.

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5 minutes on… What the ALRC report means for contingency fees in Australia

We take five minutes to explore the impact the ALRC report recommendations for contingency fees would have on the legal industry in Australia.

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Legal finance: “Recession protection” for legal departments

As finance professionals and in-house and law firm lawyers work together to develop innovative solutions to recession-proof the legal department, legal finance is an obvious solution.

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GAR Mumbai: Arbitration finance poised to enter Indian legal landscape

Although the use of arbitration finance in the region is still relatively uncommon, GAR’s inaugural event in India reveals considerable interest in the concept—speaking to the potential for significant growth.

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Adding value beyond capital: Post-investment

Law firms and companies that work with us get more than capital: They get a long-term partner in alignment with them who is focused on maximizing the value of the claim, which is the goal of bringing the case in the first place.

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Adding value beyond capital: During case review

Clients routinely choose Burford because of the value we offer beyond the capital we provide. We review the ways in which Burford can add value for companies, law firms and lawyers from the earliest stages of the review process.

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Fixing the gender gap in law with culture and economics

Historic progress (or lack thereof) suggests that challenging the law firm status quo and building a more inclusive culture that values teamwork and collaboration and more women in leadership positions will take more than strength of will. Instead, economic incentives are needed.

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Q&A with Paul Reidy: Legal finance in Australia

We sat down with partner at leading independent Australian firm Johnson Winter & Slattery—Paul Reidy—to discuss the evolving landscape of the legal finance industry in Australia.

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Business development tools for (women) lawyers

Power at law firms derives from success in origination, which has historically been easier for men. To tackle law’s gender diversity problem we share some thoughts for women lawyers to build that all important book of business.

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