Angela Clist

Partner, Global Head of Advanced Delivery & Solutions

Angela is Head of Advanced Delivery - Legal Services (ADL).

Prior to heading the ADL team, Angela was a partner in the Securitisation group for 19 years, working on many market leading transactions (including market firsts for the creation of UK covered bonds and UK master trusts). Angela's expertise was recognised when she won Best in Structured Finance in the Europe Women in Business Law Awards in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. 
Angela is co-Global Head of the Bank Sector Group and she sits on a number of internal committees in the firm. She was a member of the firm's global Board from 2014-2018. She is interested in diversity and inclusion initiatives and developing innovation in the legal industry.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member, European Covered Bonds Council
  • Non-Executive Director, Perenna Bank Plc, 2019-Present



Admitted as barrister and solicitor, New Zealand, 1992

Registered foreign lawyer, England and Wales, 2000


BA, Political Science, Victoria University of Wellington, 1989 

LLB, Victoria University of Wellington, 1991 

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 2020

Oxford Bank Governance Programme, 2021

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, 2021

FT Non-Executive Director Diploma Level & Advanced Professional Diploma, 2021

Oxford AI Artificial Intelligence Programme, 2023

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