Jacqueline Cook is the Senior Knowledge Development Lawyer, Trade & Export Credit at Sullivan & Worcester in London. She is a senior finance lawyer and has been in practice for over 25 years. She has experience in syndicated lending, general banking, structured and asset finance, Brexit issues, legal training, advising on legal opinions, precedent drafting, current awareness, legal analysis and knowledge management and is now expanding into trade and export finance and has recently been focusing on Brexit, LIBOR, training and opinions.
Jacqueline has been a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of LexisPSL Banking & Finance since 2016 and in 2020 was on the judging panel for the Lexis Nexis Awards for the Knowledge/PSL award. She has a great interest in law reform, including LIBOR reform and Brexit, and has been involved in projects on the CLLS Secured Transactions Code and the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project. She has also helped out on the Cape Town Convention Academic Project and developments on the Pretoria (MAC) protocol, publishing articles in Leasing Life and for UNIDROIT. She has been an active member of the City Finance PSL network for many years in her role in professional support.
She has had a number of articles published in JIBFL and in her latest, 'Book Review' in June 2020 she gives a flavour of a new text on contract law "Contents of Commercial Contracts: Terms Affecting Freedoms" which was published by Hart and edited by Paul S Davies and Magda Raczynska both of UCL. Jacqueline has written the last chapter pulling together themes from earlier chapters by leading commercial lawyers and adding her own experience in finance and commercial contracts.
Jacqueline's passion is for Mary's Meals, the Scottish charity which combines the fight against hunger and poverty by providing daily meals in schools and nurseries for some of the world's poorest children bringing children back to education. She is a community ambassador and volunteer speaker giving presentations virtually and in person. She has just completed lots of little walks totaling 159km in the month leading up to Christmas 2020 walking every day and has raised over £3,200. In 2019, she was the guest speaker at the Global Trade Review Awards Dinner for Mary's Meals.
Bar & Court Admissions
- Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales
- University of Edinburgh, Diploma in Legal Practice, Law
- University of Edinburgh, LLB, law, Honours
- College of Law
Client AlertJuly 30, 2021
Talking Trade FinanceJune 4, 2021
Leaving Lugano: Is this the last chapter in the Brexit saga on jurisdiction and judgments? “Oui ou Non?”Client AlertMay 7, 2021
Client AlertMarch 31, 2021
Talking Trade FinanceJanuary 29, 2021
Seminars & Presentations
- Some Things To Look Out For In Trade Finance In 2021 and Beyond
Trade & Export Finance Webinar (September 23, 2021)
- Payments, Problems and Practical Solutions for Trade and Export Finance Transactions
Trade & Export Finance Webinar (June 24, 2021)
- What 2021 Holds In Store For Trade and Commodity Finance
Trade & Export Finance Webinar (January 21, 2021)