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Webcast: Legal finance ethics primer

  • Andrew Cohen
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Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen


Former Litigator, Debevoise & Plimpton

In a 40-minute webcast hosted by ALM, Burford Senior Vice President Andrew Cohen discusses the ethical considerations pertaining to the use of legal finance.

During the webcast, he addresses subjects such as control, work product and attorney-client privilege.

Watch the webcast below

By watching the webcast you’ll learn:

  • Why the doctrines of champerty, maintenance and barratry do not apply to commercial legal finance
  • How the work product doctrine can protect third-party financing agreements
  • Why legal finance is not tantamount to fee splitting
  • How professional legal finance providers approach control of litigation strategy