Jane Thornton

Jane Thornton

  • Consultant

Jane is a consultant in the Financial Services & Markets Department and has particular experience in advising the asset management and investment funds sectors.

Prior to joining Travers Smith, Jane was General Counsel at Gartmore Investment Management plc and also General Counsel for Northern Trusts' International Business. She regularly advises fund managers, investment managers, 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.

Jane's experience covers a broad 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 and establishing and advising on regulated funds and product development, particularly in the retail financial services and funds sectors.