Bringing together leaders across legal finance, law firms, corporates, investors and the insurance industry for the International Legal Finance Association’s inaugural European conference

The Law Society, London

June 27. 2023

About the 2023 European ConferencE

We look forward to seeing you at ILFA’s European conference at The Law Society in London, which is set to be the leading event focused on legal finance in Europe. Learn from pioneers, experts and users of legal finance about the latest developments across the industry and connect with leaders across the wider legal finance ecosystem at this unique networking event.



Join us at the historic Law Society of England and Wales. The Law Society was founded in 1825 and has been at the centre of the legal world since. Located at 113 Chancery Lane, the Hall of The Law Society was built in 1832 and is listed on the National Heritage List for England.


113 Chancery Lane
London, United Kingdom

2023 Agenda

8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome Remarks

9:05 AM

State of the Industry Panel

10:05 AM

The European Opportunity

10:50 AM

Networking Break 

11:20 AM

Investing in Legal Finance 

12:05 pM

Keynote Address

12:30 pm


2:00 pm

The In-House Perspective

2:45 pm

Networking Break 

3:15 pm

Innovation in the European Legal Market

4:15 pm

Insurance and Risk Management 

5:00 pm

Cocktail Reception 

Conference SPeakers INCLUDE

Gary Barnett

Executive Director, ILFA

Christopher Bogart

CEO, Burford Capital

Neil Purslow

CIO, Therium

Sarah Johnson

Co-Head Litigation Finance, The D.E. Shaw Group

Andrew Saker

CEO, Omni Bridgeway

Philipp Leibfried

Head of Europe, Burford Capital

Paul hitchings

Managing Partner, Hitchings & Co

Claus Thiery

Partner, CMS (Munich)

Genevieve Poirier

Partner, Lalive

Gareth Hunt

Managing Director, Stifel

Bjorn Tessiore

Partner, Metric Capital Partners

Daniel Lasry

Investment Analyst, Partner, Forton Partners

Trevor Griffiths

Equities Market Professional

Nils Bendler

Portfolio Manager, PG3

Ellora macpherson

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, Harbour

Chris Campbell

Senior Litigation Counsel, Baker Hughes

Karl Hennessee

Senior VP, Head of Litigation, Investigations and Regulatory Affairs, Airbus

Paul Salazar

Principal Counsel, Siemens

Natasha Harrison

Managing Partner, Pallas Partners

Richard Healey

Partner, Gately

Clive Zietman

Partner, Stewarts

Mark Wells

Global Head of Portfolio Management, Omni Bridgeway

Nicholas Marler

Head of Technical Underwriting, Litica

Elena Rey

Partner at Brown Rudnick LLP, Head of Litigation Funding/ Co-Head of Special Situations Practice

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