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Jane Thornton

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jane is a Consultant within the firm’s Financial Services and Markets Department.  Prior to joining Travers Smith, Jane was General Counsel at Gartmore Investment Management plc for several years and also General Counsel for Northern Trusts' International Business. 

Jane has over 20 years experience advising in relation to financial services, with a particular focus on the asset management and investment funds sectors.  Jane's experience involves a wide range of financial services work including general regulatory advice, advising investment managers, private wealth managers and brokers and platforms on all aspects of their business, establishing and advising on regulated funds and product development, particularly in the retail financial services and funds sectors. She regularly advises the firm’s pension fund clients when acting in their capacity as investors and corporate clients on financial services regulatory issues. Jane also has substantial transactional experience having been involved in several acquisitions or disposals of asset management entities and joint ventures.

Jane is a leading contributor to Practical Law Company’s regulated funds Practice Notes and has previously chaired the Investment Management Association’s Legal Advisory Committee.