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Karen Linney

Karen Linney

JP Morgan
Managing Director & EMEA General Councel
London, GBR

Karen Linney is a Managing Director and General Counsel of J.P. Morgan in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Based in London, she has over 20 years experience in the legal profession.

Karen has been an integral part of J.P. Morgan's legal team since joining the firm with Chase Manhattan Bank in 1993. As EMEA General Counsel, Karen leads a team of lawyers responsible for the legal aspects of transactional banking, corporate finance, markets and investor services, as well as advising on complex regulatory matters.
Before being appointed to her current role, Karen specialized in corporate finance and restructuring transactions, becoming a Managing Director in 2001. In 2008, she became General Counsel for the Investment Bank in EMEA and was appointed as EMEA General Counsel for J.P. Morgan in 2012. She began her career at Clifford Chance, qualifying as a solicitor in 1990.


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