Jennifer Toettcher

Experience

Jennifer Toettcher is an experienced legal professional with demonstrated success as a banking and finance lawyer with a masters in International Business Law. She is skilled in a wide range of areas both from an in-house and private practice perspective.

Her experience includes corporate governance, structured finance, financial derivatives, prime brokerage and capital raising projects. She is also experienced in clearing house membership applications and regulatory advice.

She has worked in private practice at Allen & Overy in the UK and Matheson in Ireland and in-house workplaces include Clydesdale Bank, Virgin Money and Barclays. In MUFG bank, she was responsible for the successful negotiation of all major financial markets infrastructure contracts for their new subsidiary and branch in the EU in advance of Brexit. Having worked on large funding programme establishment projects, a Brexit project, two post IPO and various regulatory change projects, Jennifer also has a clear understanding of change and implementation projects within financial institutions.

She has a very entrepreneurial approach and enjoyed setting up Clydesdale bank's new treasury legal function post their IPO as Head of Treasury Legal.

Education

  • LLB Law, Trinity College Dublin - 2000
  • LLM International Business Law, Leiden University - 2004
  • Registered European Lawyer - 2011
  • Admitted to the Roll of England & Wales - 2020

Achievements

  • Article entitled "Irish Covered Bonds and the Asset Covered Securities Amendment Act 2007" published in the Commercial Law Practitioner, Ireland.
  • 3rd place in LLM.
  • Voluntary contributor to The Chancery Lane Project.
  • Moderator at TBLI events on EU Taxonomy, ESG Data and strategies to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

Other Interests

Jennifer is a keen sailor (and quite successful at that), loves to surf (badly and as a repeat beginner on any holiday she can) and loves her two sibling cats who occasionally star in zoom calls. She is also passionate about safety for women and others, equality, diversity and inclusion and the environment as demonstrated by her involvement in The Chancery Lane Project to ensure contract clauses assist in the transition to net zero. She developed an interest in reading on management and psychology post a six-day management course she had been sent on at an Irish bank in 2011.

Languages

She speaks Dutch, French, German and Irish although many are rusty and admits that she must watch more Netflix in those languages to keep them fresh. She is currently trying to learn Spanish on Netflix!