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Deepak Sitlani

Capital Markets Partner, London



Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Member of the Law Society


A partner since 2007, Deepak is a specialist in structuring and documenting OTC derivative transactions. His recent experience includes advising on a number of primarily private and confidential transactions covering the full spectrum of OTC derivative asset classes, including strategic corporate equity derivatives and liability driven strategies for pension funds. He has acted for ISDA on a template emerging markets equity option confirmation and the 2011 Equity Derivatives Definitions. He regularly advises banks, investment managers, hedge funds, investment funds, pension funds and corporates on their trading agreements (such as ISDA Master Agreements and Global Master Repurchase Agreements) and derivatives clearing agreements, as well as on the application of EMIR.

Professional experience

2007 to date Partner, Derivatives and Structured Products, Linklaters
2005 - 2007 Managing Associate, Derivatives and Structured Products, Linklaters
2002 - 2005 Associate, Derivatives and Structured Products, Linklaters
2000 - 2002 Associate, Financial Regulation Department (derivatives), Linklaters
1999 - 2000 Training contract, Clifford Chance
1998 - 1999 Equity Derivatives Transaction Support, J P Morgan


2000 Admitted as a solicitor
1992 - 1996 King’s College London and Université de Paris I, La Sorbonne, LL.B English Law and Maîtrise French Law

English, French