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Jenny Allan

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
Edinburgh
EH1 2EN
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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Education

  • 2003 – LLB (Hons), The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
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24/05/2023
Moving on with moveable security in Scotland
The long-awaited reform of the law on taking security over moveable property in Scotland is underway, following the passing of the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill (the “Bill”) on 9 May 2023...
27/03/2023
Sustainable Tourism
Sustainable tourism is vital for our economy, having been identified in the Scottish Government’s Scotland's Economic Strategy (2015) as a growth sector where the country can build on existing comparative advantage as well as increase productivity.
28/07/2022
CMS helps the NeuConnect project reach Financial Close
With ongoing support from CMS, NeuConnect Britain Limited and NeuConnect Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (together NeuConnect) have achieved financial close on their £2.4bn (EUR 2.8bn) electricity in­ter­con­nect­or...
09/03/2021
ESG Exchange
Welcome to ‘ESG Exchange’ - conversations about the real world implications of ESG to help manage business risk and identify opportunities. ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues are increasingly...
08/10/2020
Spotlight Scotland - The Future of Renewables
In our second Future of Renewables webinar of 2020, a mix of CMS and invited speakers will look at developments in the renewables industry in Scotland over the last six months and what 2021 (and beyond)...
24/04/2020
Scottish law position on e-signing in finance transactions
Why use an electronic signature? What is e-signing? Is e-signing valid? What types of document can be signed electronically? Are there any re­stric­tions/pro­to­cols relating to electronic signatures? What...
06/04/2020
Covid-19: How adverse is materially adverse? 
The concept of ‘Material Adverse Effect’ or ‘Material Adverse Change’ is used for protection from the unknown: events of magnitude which cannot be anticipated in due diligence and risk assessment...
16/03/2020
Upstream (RBL) oil & gas finance - Managing debt exposure through a downturn...
Following dramatic falls in oil and gas prices in 2008-9, and 2014-6, the market is right now experiencing a more unexpected shock driven by a myriad of factors, not least COVID19 and the OPEC meeting...
25/01/2019
CMS advises senior lenders on Verus Petroleum’s RBL facility to support...
CMS has advised a club of 7 commercial banks including Nedbank Limited, London Branch in relation to a reserve based lending (RBL) facility for Verus Petroleum, which has been amended and restated to...
21/01/2019
CMS advises group of lenders on £120m AD refinancing
International law firm CMS has advised a group of lenders led by Allied Irish Bank (GB) (“AIB”) as Agent and Structuring Bank on the £120m refinancing of two biomethane an­aer­obic-di­ges­tion (AD) facilities...
13/11/2018
CMS advises HNA Group on sale of TIP Trailer Services to I Squared Capital
CMS advised HNA Group, a global conglomerate focused on aviation, tourism, logistics and financial services, on the high value sale of TIP Trailer Services to I Squared Capital, a New York-headquartered...
13/02/2017
CMS advises Nedbank in relation to a reserve based lending facility for...
CMS has advised Nedbank Limited, London Branch in relation to a reserve based lending facility for Verus Petroleum, used to part fund the completion of Verus’ acquisition of Maersk Oil’s 9.8% interest...