Joanna Perkins

Joanna Perkins serves as Chief Executive of the Financial Markets Law Committee (“FMLC”). Before joining the FMLC in 2004, Joanna worked for the Law Commission and managed a project on unfair contract terms. She has held lectureships at Durham University, Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), Université de Paris and Birkbeck College, University of London. She has published articles on, inter alia, financial law, financial markets regulation and the conflict of laws, participating in a number of expert panels on these subjects at the invitation of H.M. Government and the E.U. Commission.
After completing a Doctorate in Law at Oxford University, where she worked as a college lecturer, Joanna was called to the Bar in July 2001. In 2014-2015 she served as a Non-Executive Director of ICE Benchmark Administration Ltd and Chair Person for the Oversight Committee of ICE LIBOR.
Contributed to


Weather derivatives
Practice notes

This Practice Note describes what weather derivatives are, how and why they are used and how they are currently regulated.

Practice areas


  • Contributing Author


  • 1994-1999, Wolfson College, Oxford University D.Phil
  • 1988-1992, Downing College, Cambridge University BA Hons and LL.M

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