Construction by the numbers


of construction companies spent more than $20 million on litigation in 2020.


Among those who neglected to pursue judgments last year, 25% had unenforced judgments worth at least $20 million.


of construction CFOs believe pending legal claims are assets.

We help construction companies maximize returns on legal assets

Corporations from startups to the Fortune 500 use Burford’s solutions to:

  • Remove cost, create budget certainty and reduce risk around complex commercial matters
  • Generate immediate liquidity from pending claims, judgments and awards
  • Leverage high value claims to offset cost of defense matters

Precedent transactions

Why Burford?

Band 1

ranked by Chambers in the US and UK


of clients return to do business again


current investment portfolio

[1] 2021 Global Construction Disputes Report, available at