The appointment follows the recent promotion of Kathleen Russ to senior partner. : Travers Smith has appointed private equity star Paul Dolman its new co-head of corporate, in the latest leadership change at the firm. Simon joined Legal Week in June 2019 after finishing his degree at City, University of London. His areas of focus are legal tech, insurance, and intellectual property. A new report from Burford Capital finds that financial executives at the largest companies are especially open to third-party litigation funding. "Good processes result in less argumentative billing discussions with clients.