November 2, 2023 – Global legal finance company Burford Capital announces the release of a new book providing an indispensable overview of the industry and practical introductions to the use of commercial litigation and arbitration finance in key jurisdictions worldwide.
Published by PLI Press, a division of Practising Law Institute, Commercial Legal Finance addresses key questions about legal finance structures, pricing, and mechanics, providing a step-by-step overview of the process for obtaining legal finance.
Covering key jurisdictions including the US, England & Wales, Europe, Asia, and Australia, the book addresses ethical considerations for litigants and lawyers, key considerations for commercial litigation, patent litigation and arbitration financing, and a legal finance glossary of terms.
“In-house counsel with responsibility for litigation and arbitration, as well as law firm practitioners advising clients in this area, can benefit from a comprehensive reference to the commercial legal finance industry that offers practical guidance on the mechanics of litigation and arbitration finance in key jurisdictions and practice areas around the world,” says David Perla, Co-Chief Operating Officer at Burford Capital, who co-edited the treatise with Co-Chief Operating Officer Aviva Will and Burford’s Suzanne Butters.
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About the Author
Burford Capital is a leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUR) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE: BUR), and it works with companies and law firms around the world from its offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, DC, Singapore, Dubai, Sydney, and Hong Kong.
About Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Founded in 1933, Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI provides accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs delivered by more than 4,000 volunteer faculty, including top experts across practice areas. Additionally, PLI publishes a comprehensive library of treatises, course handbooks, answer books, and journals, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform and app. The essence of PLI’s mission is a commitment to the pro bono community. Based in New York, PLI also has an office and Conference Center in San Francisco. Visit www.pli.edu to learn more.