Jeffery Commission is a Director of Burford’s underwriting and investment arm, based in Washington D.C.
Mr. Commission is a leading expert and advocate in international arbitration claims, having been involved with several multi-billion dollar investment arbitrations and international commercial arbitrations throughout his career. Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Commission was Senior Counsel at litigation funder Vannin Capital. Earlier in his career, he practiced litigation and arbitration with Shearman & Sterling and Linklaters in New York, before becoming a Senior Associate in the International Arbitration Group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Mr. Commission is the author of numerous academic articles on international investment law, as well as the co-author of Procedural Issues in International Investment Arbitration, published in 2018 by Oxford University Press and Third Party Funding in International Arbitration: Law and Practice, also to be published by OUP, in 2019. He is a frequent speaker on investment law issues at conferences around the globe.