Category Archives: People Moves

Burford Capital hires arbitration expert and legal finance industry veteran Mick Smith for senior European role

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces that arbitration expert and legal finance industry veteran Mick Smith has joined as Principal in its London office. He will join over 40 colleagues in London, and more than 140 globally. Smith will focus predominantly on the continued expansion of Burford’s business in Europe and especially its industry-leading role in global arbitration matters.

Former NPR General Counsel and CEO of Texas Public Radio Joyce Slocum Joins Board of Directors of Validity Finance

Litigation funder Validity Finance has announced that Joyce D. Slocum, currently President and CEO of Texas Public Radio, has joined its board of directors.

Delta Capital Partners Management Welcomes Michael Callahan as Chief Operating Officer

Delta Capital Partners Management LLC, a global private equity firm specializing in litigation and legal finance, has announced the hiring of new senior executive Michael Callahan.

Zachary Krug Joins Signal Capital, Helps Launch Lit Fin Arm

Zachary Krug has joined Signal Capital Partners, a London based special situations fund with over $2.5B AUM, where he will be leading a new strategy for litigation finance and legal assets.  Funding will be through SLF Capital Limited, a joint venture focused on legal assets.

Burford Capital’s industry-leading legal finance team continues to grow

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces it is further enhancing its industry-leading team and legal finance offerings to clients. In addition to new hires in New York, Washington and Chicago, Senior Vice President Dr. Jörn Eschment has relocated to Switzerland to oversee the growth of Burford’s substantial business in the DACH region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Delta Capital Partners Management Welcomes Michael Callahan as Chief Operating Officer

Delta Capital Partners Management LLC, a global private equity firm specializing in litigation and legal finance, has announced the hiring of new senior executive Michael Callahan.

Woodsford announces further international expansion, with a number of key strategic hires

Woodsford, the global litigation finance and ESG business, has announced further expansion with the appointment of Hon. Michael Barker QC to its Investment Advisory Panel and Deborah Mazer, Hugh Tait, Diane Chisomu and Oscar Moore to its global executive team.