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Jeremy Jennings-Mares

Jeremy Jennings-Mares is a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice. Mr. Jennings-Mares' practice specialises in structured products, derivatives and structured financings, including structured notes, including equity-linked, credit-linked, and fund-linked securities; credit, fund, and equity derivatives; medium-term note programs and other cross-border debt securities offerings; fund-linked and credit-linked CPPI note issues and other fund-linked repackagings; collateralised debt obligations, acting for arrangers and investment managers; and tax-based structured products.

Mr. Jennings-Mares joined the firm as a partner in 2007, after serving as a partner with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2001 to March 2007. He practised in Asia for several years, focusing on debt capital markets, structured finance, derivatives and banking and secured lending transactions and insolvency work, before returning to practise in London in 2004.

Jeremy Jennings-Mares is recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 UK 2011.

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Legal opinions required for a medium term note (MTN) programme
Legal opinions required for a medium term note (MTN) programme
Practice notes

This Practice Note sets out what an English law legal opinion may cover when issued in relation to a debt capital markets medium term note (MTN) programme. It sets out the typical structure of an opinion, when opinions are given and discusses why opinions are important. It also sets out what matters are typically opined on, common assumptions and reservations included in the legal opinion as well as when a legal opinion needs to be updated.

Practice Areas


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  • University of Nottingham, LL.B., 1989, University of West England, LSF, 1990

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