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New Research Shows Businesses Increasingly Open to Reframing Legal Department from Overhead to Capital Source

By John Freund |

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today releases new independent research demonstrating that an increasing number of businesses are recognizing litigation portfolios as value sources and are becoming more open to tools that help them reframe the legal department from overhead to capital source.

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Key Takeaways from LFJs Digital Event: Litigation Finance: What to Expect in 2024

By John Freund |

On February 8th, 2024, Litigation Finance Journal hosted a special digital event titled ‘Litigation Finance: What to Expect in 2024.’  The event featured Gian Kull, Senior Portfolio Manager at Omni Bridgeway, David Gallagher, Co-Founder of LitFund, Justin Brass, Co-CEO and Managing Director of JBSL, and Michael German, Co-Founder and CIO at Lex Ferenda. The event was moderated by Peter Petyt, founder of 4 Rivers.

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An LFJ Conversation with Tanya Lansky, Managing Director of LionFish

By John Freund |

Tanya Lansky is Managing Director of LionFish and has been working in the disputes finance and insurance industries for close to a decade. After reading law in London Tanya sought to abstain from treading the traditional legal pathways, and instead began her career at TheJudge Global, the then independent specialist broker of litigation insurance and funding. Tanya then joined boutique advisory firm Emissary Partners to leverage her relationships in the market and her economic understanding of disputes as an asset.

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Member Spotlight: Steven Weisbrot

By John Freund |

Steven Weisbrot is an internationally recognised class action expert who is known for innovative data-based media and bookbuilding plans as well as class and collective action claims administration and distributions. He regularly writes and lectures on class action notice and is a widely sought out speaker to address industry conferences across the globe, as well as bar associations and private law firms, on the best methodologies to communicate with large audiences and driving them to act.

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