In a new twist on efforts to combat the gender gap in the legal industry, Burford Capital is launching an initiative that will earmark $50 million to fund women-led litigation matters.
The effort, which the New York-based litigation funding giant has dubbed The Equity Project, will use the funds exclusively to back commercial litigation and arbitration matters led by women, the company said Wednesday.
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