Victoria White

Victoria White

Senior Associate

Victoria advises on a wide range of derivatives transactions and collateral structuring matters, including bespoke netting, collateral and risk transfer arrangements.

She routinely provides clients with legal opinions on netting, insolvency and collateral enforceability.

Victoria has extensive experience advising major dealers in the derivatives markets on the implementation of collateral documentation resulting from WGMR, as well as experience in synthetic risk transfer deals, including “STS” compliant transactions, acting both for issuer and investor clients.

Victoria advises on sustainability matters in the derivatives sphere, including a focus on the voluntary carbon markets, and sustainability linked derivatives.


Representative matters

Victoria was a participant in the ISDA Future Leaders Program and co-authored the paper “Sustainability-Linked Derivatives: Where to Begin?”

Speaking Engagements

Panellist, Sustainability-Linked Derivatives and standard documentation, ISDA Virtual Conference – ISDA Documentation for Environmental Trading (UK / US and APAC), September 2022, February and March 2023

Panellist, Sustainability-Linked Derivatives and standard documentation, ISDA Pre-AGM Symposium, May 2022

Panellist, ISDA Future Leaders Program and Sustainability-Linked Derivatives, ISDA AGM, May 2022

Speaker, A&O Market Horizons podcast: Mandatory and Voluntary Carbon Markets, September 2022

Speaker, A&O podcast: A global perspective on accelerating decarbonisation through infrastructure and carbon markets, November 2022



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2015


MA, Law, University of Cambridge 2011
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