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ClaimTrading Ltd was founded in 2011 with a view to introducing liquidity and expanding investment opportunities in the rapidly growing legal claims market. The senior management team of ClaimTrading is led by managing directors Maddi Azpiroz and John Mooren in London. From Dubai, Dolores de Elizalde, supports the team as senior legal counsel.



Maddi trained as a lawyer at universities in Spain (Deusto University), Belgium (Leuven University and Université Libre de Bruxelles) and the United States (Columbia University). She practiced international dispute resolution in an international law firm in Geneva, advocated human rights in New York, served in a not-for-profit institution in Paris and in the European Commission in Brussels, and most recently worked in a senior business development role in London for one of the oldest litigation and recovery funding firms. Maddi is a member of the International Bar Association.
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John's background is in trading and in delivering high quality software to the financial industry. Having spent the 1990s trading credit risk at HVB (now part of UniCredit) out of Munich and London, he then moved into financial software, heading the product management team at SunGard’s FRONT ARENA and more recently running a business unit as a general manager at San Francisco based Calypso. Over time he has been involved in electronic trading venues ranging from high volume equity liquidity pools to a highly illiquid CDO matching platform. John holds a BA in Economics from Maastricht University and an MBA from London Business School.
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Dolores trained as a lawyer in Buenos Aires (Universidad Católica Argentina) and New York (Columbia University). She practised international dispute resolution at Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires and corporate restructuring at Skadden Arps in New York. She has spent the past four years in the Middle East, heading the legal practice at a private equity firm in Dubai, U.A.E.
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