Burford German Affiliate Sued Over Ties to Hausfeld Law Firm

A client is suing a German affiliate of Burford for allegedly hiding its relationship with law firm Hausfeld Rechtsanwälte — which owns a stake in the German affiliate — before tapping the firm to lead trucking industry antitrust cases. Burford has commented that the dispute is between a client Burford funded and its lawyers, and that Burford is not a party to the dispute and will not be impacted by its outcome.