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Jacqueline Cook

T: +44 20 7809 2051 M: +44 7585 303 636 Email Jacqueline | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Rail finance law firm of the year 2019 - sixth consecutive year

Rail finance law firm of the year 2019 - sixth consecutive year

Jacqueline Cook Senior professional support lawyer

Contact details

Jacqueline Cook

Jacqueline Cook
Senior professional support lawyer

T: +44 20 7809 2051 M: +44 7585 303 636 Email Jacqueline | Vcard Office: London

Jacqueline is senior professional support lawyer in the finance practice at Stephenson Harwood working with the aviation, rail, leasing teams as well as working on projects for the finance practice. She provides support for asset finance transactions working with clients on their finance documentation.
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Since 2018 she has been a member of the Brexit Working Party for the firm and continues this role specifically for finance. In 2018, she assisted the rail team on a large rail depot financing and in 2017/18 completed a secondment to a client bank advising on finance documentation to assist with legal risk  management.

She is an active member of several networks on law reform and has recently been involved in the project on reform of the English law of security by the CLLS  and assists with the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project.

Having been part of the LexisPSL Banking & Finance team from 2013- 2015, Jacqueline was appointed to the Consulting Editorial Board of LexisPSL Banking & Finance in March 2016. She is an active member of the City Finance PSL network, and is taking a more active interest in the Cape Town Convention Academic Project, with the completion of the Luxembourg Protocol for rail and publication of the draft MAC Protocol for mining, agricultural and construction equipment and gave an update on publications and links to practice at the recent conference at the University of Oxford.

She has penned several articles in legal and trade journals and legal texts, including  

- Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, the latest being  “Reform of the law of security: registration of sales of receivables — discuss!” in October 2019;
- Leasing Life  , “MAC Equipment: cross border financing and leasing” on the draft MAC protocol of the Cape Town Convention in April 2019;
- Leasing Life "Plus ca change…"  with colleague Kulraj Badhesha, look at how  uncertainty over Brexit has brought negotiation of "change of law risk" into focus in the rail leasing market in June 2019;
- LexisPSL - interview on the LMA security agreement for real estate finance transactions in 2016; 
- as a contributor to 'Practical Lending and Security Precedents' in 2016,
- a series of articles on the Williams Rail Review with colleagues on Stephenson Harwood  Insights; and  
- a chapter being published in a new textbook on Contract law , sue out in the spring of 2020. 

Jacqueline was panellist on ‘Thought Leadership’ at the ARK  2019 Professional Support Lawyer conference in London.

She is qualified in English law and Scots law and has worked in a variety of roles: in-house in banks, in national firms in London and in Scotland; in international finance practices in London and Dubai; with Lexis PSL; and currently with Stephenson Harwood finance practice.

She is a community ambassador for Mary’s Meals charity,  which helps in the fight against hunger bringing children back to education by providing a meal in schools in some of the poorest parts of the world. She  was invited to be the guest speaker at the Global Trade Review annual charity awards dinner in May 2019 helping to raise awareness and much needed funds  at the charity auction.

Awards

Rail finance law firm of the year 2019 - sixth consecutive year

Rail finance law firm of the year 2019 - sixth consecutive year

Latest news & insights

04 Dec 2019

From Insights

“We have a treaty!”

South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation, hosted a diplomatic conference in Pretoria, to finalise and adopt the fourth protocol to the Cape..

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31 Oct 2019

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Understanding Brexit

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17 Oct 2019

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Brexit - Revised Withdrawal Agreement/ revised Political Declaration issued

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12 Aug 2019

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New-build rolling stock in the Brexit era

Kulraj Badhesha and Jacqueline Cook, of Stephenson Harwood, look at how uncertainty over Brexit has brought negotiation of "change of law risk" into focus in the rail ..

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28 May 2019

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Williams Rail Review update 5 - who wants what? A summary of key themes

This is the fifth in our series of updates on the Williams Review of the rail industry.

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15 May 2019

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Williams Rail Review update 4 - RDG calls for "generational upgrade", while passengers tell Williams that travelling is the luck of the draw

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25 Apr 2019

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Williams Rail Review update 3 - freight, “metroisation” and “radical” reform

This is the third in our series of updates on the Williams Review of the rail industry.

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18 Apr 2019

From Insights

MAC equipment: cross-border financing and leasing

Following a trip to Africa, Jacqueline Cook looks at the issues involved with moving assets used in the mining, agriculture and construction industries, between countr..

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25 Mar 2019

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Williams Rail Review update 2 - objectives, structure, devolution and the supply chain

This is the second in our series of updates on the Williams Review of the rail industry. In this update, we consider what has happened over the last few weeks.

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11 Mar 2019

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Williams Rail Review – where are we now?

In the first of a series of articles on the Williams Rail Review, Jacqueline Cook and Darren Fodey from the Stephenson Harwood Rail Team consider what has happened so ..

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23 Jan 2018

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Goods mortgage – key security document provisions

Jacqueline Cook, senior professional support lawyer, in our finance group has produced a practice note for LexisNexis covering the provisions of a goods mortgage as co..

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04 Aug 2017

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LIBOR - being discontinued by 2021?

The Chief Executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, Andrew Bailey, delivered a speech on Thursday 27 July 2017, the implications of which include that LIBOR w..

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30 Nov 2016

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The long-awaited LMA real estate security document has arrived

Jacqueline Cook was interviewed by LexisNexis regarding the new LMA Real Estate Finance Security Agreement which will be of broad interest to those involved in finance..

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