Jennifer Cresswell

Jennifer Cresswell

Counsel/Head LN Central ICM KH

Jennifer is Head of London Central ICM Know-How. She focuses primarily on general debt capital markets matters and has a range of capital markets experience.

She is actively involved in various industry working groups on debt capital market issues, including the impact of the EEA and UK prospectus, market abuse and transparency regimes, ESG related regulation and digitalisation.  She has also held the pen on aspects of industry standard documentation. Jennifer is a regular speaker on our internal and external training programmes and is responsible for our general debt capital markets standard form precedents and other internal and external knowledge resources.

Speaking Engagements

Co-host and a moderator at the European Primary Bond Markets Regulation conference with ICMA in February 2023 and January 2024.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Chair of the UK region of the ICMA Women's Network and member of the International Steering Committee.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, Ireland, 2018


MA, Jurisprudence, Oxford University, 1995
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