Jason Pugh

Managing Director

London

Bio

With over 25 years experience as a lawyer. As a banking litigator at Clifford Chance , he was sent on secondment to Morgan Stanley which led to a 23 year career “in house” at major investment banks.

Jason spent more than 15 years at Morgan Stanley where, as a Managing Director, he became Global Head of the Legal and Documentation team across asset classes. It was during the financial crisis when he was also responsible for all the counterparty closeouts in EMEA, he recognized the shortcomings in the documentation process and became passionate about the need for legal change. After a stint at Barclays evaluating the fallout from the alleged manipulation of Libor and developing a Conduct Risk framework, Jason joined Deutsche Bank. At DB, he was responsible for Global Product Governance and Structured Transaction oversight and was responsible for developing the three lines of defense framework in Operational Risk.

He joined D2LT in February 2019 and is qualified as a lawyer in England and Wales.

Jason, based in London, enjoys outdoor pursuits including cycling and skiing, can be passionate about Welsh Rugby (!) and most of all enjoys spending time with his family.