Jane Glancy


Jane works on a range of debt finance transactions for both lenders and borrowers across both domestic and international markets including general corporate lending (investment grade and cross-over credit), acquisition finance and real estate finance. 

Jane also has extensive experience advising creditors on financial restructurings and work-outs. Jane regularly acts for most of the major banks and her corporate relationships include several leading FTSE 100 and FTSE250 companies.

Jane is noted as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in the 2024 edition of Chambers and Legal 500. "Jane has a great range of knowledge across a wide variety of sectors and asset classes and is always able to showcase added value on transactions." CHAMBERS UK 2024 – Banking & Finance


Representative matters

A group of banks in relation to the acquisition bridge financing for LXi REIT plc in respect of its takeover of Secure Income REIT plc in 2022. 

The lenders on the refinancing of WH Smith's existing facilities. 

The Finance Parties in connection with a new revolving credit facility for the Alcon group. 

A group of multinational financial institutions as lenders and a global financial institution as agent in relation to a new multicurrency, syndicated revolving credit facility to be borrowed by certain subsidiaries of Darktrace plc.

A financial institution amongst others in connection with a bridge facility for Capita plc. 

A global financial institution as co-ordinating bank on a £450m revolving credit facility for Next Group plc. 

A consortium of banks on the refinancing of existing facilities for Young & Co.’s Brewery plc in relation to its recommended takeover of The City Pub Group plc. 

The RCF lenders to TalkTalk in relation to various amendments to existing facilities and refinancing proposals. 

The mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners on its new GBP350m bridge and term facility for their acquisition of Avantus Federal LLC. 

The company as borrower counsel on the refinancing and upsizing of its loan facilities to include DKK 2.1 billion of new debt via a debt refinancing to replace its existing Term Loan Facility, totalling DKK 6 billion, and a DKK 3.9 billion upsizing of its existing Revolving Credit Facility.

The RCF lenders in relation to its restructuring and on-going administration.

Pro bono

Mentoring young people through the firm’s award winning Smart Start programme

Published Work

  • Co-Author English law chapter of the ICLG Lending and Secured Finance 2020 & 2021/2022 Edition



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2009


BA, Geography, University of Cambridge, 2004
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.