Linklaters ➡️ JP Morgan
A prime magic circle companion is making the change from a life in legislation to 1 in funding banking.
Charlie Jacobs, a senior companion at magic circle agency Linklaters, is about to hitch international funding financial institution, JP Morgan. Based on an announcement by the mega-bank, Jacobs will assume the function of co-head of UK funding banking.
The considerably uncommon transfer to finance comes after South African-born Jacobs lately celebrated 30 years on the elite legislation agency. He made companion in 1999 and was elected to senior companion in 2016.
At JP Morgan, Jacobs will reportedly advise blue-chip UK firms on the challenges arising from a post-Brexit market and restoration from the COVID-19 disaster. The M&A specialist will reportedly take up his new banking gig later this summer time.
A Linklaters spokesperson stated:
“We will verify that, as soon as his time period as senior companion ends, Charlie Jacobs might be taking up a brand new function as co-head of J.P. Morgan Cazenove’s U.Okay. funding banking operations. While Charlie is not going to be beginning at J.P. Morgan till later within the 12 months, we look ahead to staying in contact with him as soon as he begins his new function.”
Information of the transfer comes only a week after JP Morgan introduced the appointment of Metropolis solicitor turned politician Chuka Umunna as its head of environmental, social and company governance (ESG) in Europe, the Center East and Africa.