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Leanne Tunney, Legal Counsel

Leanne provides legal support to all offices within the Aztec Group, advising on all aspects of legal, regulatory and compliance matters across our funds, corporate and depositary service lines. Leanne also offers ongoing support with new business proposals and provides transactional support to the Group’s corporate services department.

Background and experience

Before joining our Jersey office as Legal Counsel in January 2018, Leanne worked as Head of Depositary and Money Laundering Reporting Officer for a fund and corporate services provider in London. In this role, she was responsible for the management of UK and Luxembourg operations, developing her employer’s product offering in line with a continually evolving marketplace.

Prior to this, Leanne worked in private practice as an investment funds lawyer in Hong Kong and Jersey, where she advised clients and multi-jurisdictional service providers on funds domiciled in the UK, Jersey and the Cayman Islands investing in real estate, private equity and debt.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in International Risk, Compliance and Corporate Governance.
  • Chartered Company Secretary (CSQS).
  • Qualified Solicitor of England and Wales.
  • Postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Exeter.
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Exeter.

Outside of the office

Leanne is passionate about interior design and fair-trade crafts, and also enjoys singing. She loves to travel off the beaten track to faraway places, and particularly enjoys hiking in Asia.


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