Shepherd and Wedderburn seals multimillion financing from Burford Capital in UK first

Law firm to receive eight figure sum for its disputes practice from Burford Capital

Shepherd and Wedderburn has become the first UK law firm to secure a portfolio financing arrangement with litigation funder Burford Capital.

The Scottish law firm is set to receive an eight-figure sum from Burford Capital, which it can use to offer alternative fee arrangements to clients as well as to grow its reach in commercial litigation and arbitration.

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