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Jenny Allan


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
United Kingdom

Jenny Allan is a partner specialising in Banking and Finance.

She has a particular focus on energy finance, including oil & gas and renewable projects.

Jenny is dual-qualified in Scotland and England and Wales. She is listed by both Chambers & Partners, and Legal500 ("Next Generation Partner" since 2019) for Banking & Finance, and was recognised in Financial News List of "40 under 40" Legal Rising Stars (2016)

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  • 2003 – LLB (Hons), The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
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