Expanded Equity Project will bolster company and law firm ESG initiatives
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 8:30 AM CDT|Updated: 10 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces the launch of phase two of The Equity Project, its groundbreaking initiative designed to increase diversity in the business of law.
As part of this expansion, Burford is earmarking a further $100 million to The Equity Project and broadening its mission to address both female and racially diverse lawyers who have been historically underrepresented in the business of law, especially in leadership and partnership positions. In earmarking capital through The Equity Project, Burford provides these lawyers an edge as they pursue leadership positions in significant commercial litigations and arbitrations and eases pathways towards…