Kym Jesse

Special Counsel, Finance & Banking

Kym is an experienced banking and finance lawyer, with an extensive background acting for corporate borrowers and commercial lenders, private equity investors and venture funds across a range of secured and unsecured debt finance and corporate transactions. 

She has an interest in venture debt, acquisition finance and private equity funding transactions, both within the UK and cross-border.

Prior to joining JAG Shaw Baker, Kym was a senior associate in DLA’s leveraged finance team in London and before that in the leveraged finance team of Allen & Overy in London. She trained with Squire Patton Boggs. She has a strong track record of leading and managing venture debt transactions, advising on the borrower side and offering practical commercial advice to venture-backed companies considering venture debt to either complement their existing equity financing or as a real alternative to further equity dilution.

Kym qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 2001.