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Bloomberg Law features Burford’s Equity Project

October 22, 2019

In Bloomberg Law, Elizabeth Olson highlights The Equity Project, Burford’s $50 million pool of capital earmarked for women-led litigation and arbitration matters. Burford’s Aviva Will describes The Equity Project as a pragmatic solution: “We think this capital commitment can have an immediate impact on women lawyers’ ability to generate business.” Cravath, Swaine & Moore Partner and former U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, the Hon. Katharine B. Forrest, echoed Ms. Will’s sentiment: “[The Equity Project] is a critical step in opening the door for more women to rise in the ranks of their respective firms and win the confidence of clients across industries.”

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