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Burford Capital appoints Craig Arnott as Managing Director

Burford Capital, a leading global finance firm focused on law, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Arnott as a Managing Director, effective immediately.

Mr. Arnott will be based in London and will have as his primary focus Burford’s litigation financing activities in the UK, continental Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Mr. Arnott has significant multijurisdictional experience in large, complex litigation from his work at some of the world’s leading firms. Currently a barrister in Sydney, Australia, he was formerly partner and Head of the Competition and Antitrust Law Group at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson in London.  He previously practiced with Ashurst in London and with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. As a Rhodes Scholar Mr. Arnott attended Balliol College, the University of Oxford, where he earned both his BCL and D.Phil degrees. Before attending Oxford, he graduated from the University of Queensland with First Class Honours in both Law and History, with University Medals in both.