Maximizing corporate litigation portfolio value
Expert insights: Diversity in intellectual property
In September 2021, Burford Managing Director Katharine Wolanyk directed questions concerning diversity in intellectual property to a respected group of IP and patent professionals. Their perspectives are excerpted and gathered below.
The Equity Project: An award-winning initiative to promote diversity in law
In October 2021, Burford announced the second phase of its Equity Project initiative with an additional $100 million pool of capital earmarked to back commercial litigation and arbitration matters led by women and by racially diverse lawyers.
Legal finance and affirmative recovery insurance working together
Among the many changes we have seen in the legal finance market in 2021 is the growth of a new financeadjacent product: Litigation insurance policies on affirmative recoveries. The providers in this market are the same large insurance companies that for years have offered defense-side litigation products to insure litigation spend and liabilities.
The consultative potential of legal finance in maximizing the value of corporate litigation portfolios
Now that legal finance is part of the financial toolset of an increasing number of in-house and law firm lawyers in all of the leading jurisdictions for commercial disputes worldwide, the days of legal finance being new or novel are clearly behind us.
Navigating unfamiliar territory: Legal finance as a guide to plaintiff-side commercial litigation
Beyond capital, legal finance offers specialized expertise for plaintiff-side matters, offering a partnership solution to companies.