29 Jun 2017

Therium adds to investment teams in New York and London

Litigation funder Therium Group Holdings has added to its investment teams with a set of new appointments.


Litigation finance outfiit Therium Group Holdings has added to its investment teams with the appointment  of William Weisman in New York and Jeunesse Edwards in London. Mr Weisman joins Therium from Liberty International Underwriters where he oversaw high exposure litigation matters. He previously worked at Gordon & Rees where he handled all aspects of litigation at the trial level and in appellate proceedings. Mr Weisman began his legal career as a litigator at Proskauer Rose where he was a member of the firm’s financial services practice group and specialised in complex commercial litigation.  

Complex and high profile experience

Ms Edwards joins the company from litigation funder Augusta Ventures where she was Director of Strategic Engagement in London, responsible for sourcing cases and conducting due diligence on potential matters. Previously, she was a client services executive at Invesco Perpetual and a project manager at Group Action Edge Limited (formerly eSystems Case Management Limited), where her role included working on a complex and high profile £14 billion court action affecting numerous vulnerable individuals.

'Strong growth'

Neil Purslow, co-founder of Therium Group Holdings, said: ‘We are continuing to see strong growth in demand for our litigation financing services on both sides of the Atlantic, which is why we have expanded our investment teams in London and New York.  Jeunesse and Will are fantastic additions to the group and we are delighted that they have joined us.’