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Navigating litigation financing in Asia

February 27, 20244:00PM HKT | 8:00AM GMT

Summary

Join Burford Capital for a webcast exploring the evolving landscape of litigation finance in Asia, including the latest trends, strategies and opportunities for both law firms and businesses.

This webcast explores the evolving landscape of litigation finance in Asia, including the latest trends, strategies and opportunities for both law firms and businesses. Led by the co-authors of the Asia chapter in Burford’s newly released PLI book on commercial legal finance, it will provide an overview of the principles, rules and practices governing legal finance in Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as valuable insights into the financial benefits and practical considerations for using litigation financing in Asia. 

The speakers will cover: 

  • The history of legal finance in Singapore and Hong Kong 

  • Key regulations related to funding  

  • The types of legal finance available in the region 

  • The impact of litigation financing on the Asian legal market 

  • Key considerations when engaging in litigation financing in Asia 

  • Successful case studies and real-world examples 

The webcast will take place at 4:00PM HKT | 8:00AM GMT. 

Speakers

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Blossom Hing
Director, Dispute Resolution and Corporate Restructuring & Workouts, Drew & Napier LLC

Blossom’s practice is focused on disputes as well as debt restructuring and insolvency work. She is actively involved in court (appearing as lead counsel before the Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal) and arbitration (SIAC, ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, AIAC and IICRA) work, handling derivative actions, shareholder, corporate and commercial disputes. She works extensively with clients based in Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, the US and Europe as well as Singapore.

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Quentin Pak
Director, Burford Capital

Quentin Pak is a Director with responsibility for leading Burford’s office in Singapore and for expanding Burford’s resources to support Asia-based clients in both Asian-based legal proceedings as well as those seated elsewhere.

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Emily Tillett
Vice President, Burford Capital

Emily Tillett is a Vice President at Burford with responsibility for leading its investment activity and operations in Hong Kong, and is a Hong Kong, Australian and New Zealand qualified lawyer.

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