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Allen & Overy (SSF) Ltd
68 Donegall Quay
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  Jane Townsend

Partner, Head of LSC


Jane is head of Allen & Overy’s Legal Services Centre in Belfast. She has over 25 years' experience in acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and joint ventures, for both public and private companies, and on IPOs and other equity capital markets offerings, in London, the Middle East and the CEE. Jane led the team advising Macquarie on its acquisition of a stake in Smetana Holding which was awarded “Acquisition of the Year - Energy & Natural Resources” at the Infrastructure Journal Awards 2014.

Jane is praised for her proactive approach to mandates. Clients say: “She is very good; precise, diligent and understands the needs of the client“. CHAMBERS 2014.

Professional qualifications

Admitted to the Czech bar association, 2002.

Admitted as solicitor in England and Wales, 1986.

Academic qualifications

MA, Oxford University, 1992.

BA, Oxford University, 1983.

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