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Pauline Ashall

Partner, London


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Solicitor of the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


Partner in the firm's Derivatives and Structured Products Group. She was previously a regulatory specialist, advising banks, securities houses and other financial intermediaries on regulation of their businesses, in the UK and European Union and, for six years, in the Asia Pacific Region. She focuses on all forms of derivatives, both securitised and OTC, with particular emphasis on equities, funds and commodities. Particularly experienced in the areas of prime brokerage, collateral management, repos and stocklending.

Professional experience

2002 - Partner, Linklaters London
1996 - 2002 Partner, Linklaters Hong Kong
1992 - 1996 Partner, Linklaters London
1987 - 1992 Assistant Solicitor, Linklaters
1985 - 1987 Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters
1982 - 1985 Lecturer in Law, Somerville College, Oxford


1985 - Law Society Final Examinations (Hons)
1982 - Bachelor of Civil Law (1st Class) at University of Oxford
1981 - B.A. in Jurisprudence (1st Class) at University of Oxford