Category Archives: People Moves

Burford Capital Expands European Footprint

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces that it has expanded its European footprint while also continuing to add leading legal talent to its global operation. Expanded client demand for offerings such as corporate monetization and law firm portfolio financing, combined with a greater desire and need for legal finance in Europe due to legislative changes related to collective redress, have resulted in Burford’s continued growth. In Europe, Burford now has an on-the-ground presence in London, Frankfurt, Zug, Paris, Rome and Stockholm.

Omni Bridgeway launches in Italy, welcomes Giacomo Serra Zanetti 

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to announce the company’s continued European expansion with the addition of permanent operations in Milan, Italy, and welcomes Giacomo Serra Zanetti who joins as Investment Manager and Senior Legal Counsel.

Signature Litigation announces appointment of partner Jérémie Fierville to strengthen its corporate and financial dispute resolution expertise in Paris

Specialist disputes law firm Signature Litigation today announces the appointment of dispute resolution specialist Jérémie Fierville as Partner in their Paris office.

Lex Ferenda Litigation Funding Expands to Denver; Announces Addition of Prominent Litigator and In-House Attorney Andrew Kelley

Lex Ferenda Litigation Funding LLC “LF2” is pleased to announce its expansion to Denver, Colorado, with the addition of prominent in-house attorney and litigator, Andrew Kelley, who joins as Managing Director, Underwriting and Risk. He was previously Associate General Counsel and head of commercial litigation at Fortune 500 company, DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA).

Validity Finance Announces Promotions of Michelle Eber & Sarah Williams

Validity Finance is pleased to announce the promotion of Michelle Eber to Director of Patent Investments and Sarah Williams to Director of Underwriting, effective immediately.

Omni Bridgeway continues US expansion with new operations in Miami and Chicago

Omni Bridgeway is delighted to announce the expansion of its operations into Chicago and Miami with the additions of investment managers and office heads, Maryanne Woo in Chicago and Lauren Alexander in Miami. We also welcome Enrique Molina, who joins Omni Bridgeway as an Investment Manager in Miami.

Burford Capital Opens Dubai Office

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces that it is opening its first Middle East office in Dubai, UAE, to meet increased client demand for legal finance in the region. With the addition of Dubai, Burford now has eight offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Omni Bridgeway announces EMEA leadership and investment management promotions in Amsterdam and London

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to announce the appointment of Hannah van Roessel as Co-Chief Investment Officer – EMEA, and the promotions of Kees de Visser and Alistair Croft.