Glenn is a partner in the Debt Capital Markets Group.

Formerly a capital markets partner at Allen & Overy, Glenn specialises in all forms of capital markets transactions, particularly repackagings, CLOs, securitisations, bond issues, debt issuance programmes, derivatives and equity linked products such as convertibles and exchangeables.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising Barclays Bank Ireland on its AT1 and Tier two issuances (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the dealers on the Bank of Ireland EMTN Programme and its AT1 issuance in May 2020 (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the underwriters on Dell Bank’s debut Reg S Eurobond in October 2019 (Irish law governed issuance)
  • Advising the Issuer on Amundi’s Physical Metals gold linked ETC platform (Irish law programme)
  • Advising Xtrackers and DWS on the Secured Physical Metals ETC platform (Irish law programme)
  • Advising on a substantial number of RMBS/CMBS securitisations, CLO transactions and private debt funds where the underlying assets are loans of different types (including for Carlyle, M&G and Permira)
  • Advising Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas, MUFG and Morgan Stanley on a number of their flow repackaging vehicles in Ireland


Glenn Butt is “very knowledgeable in all areas,” adding: “He is very pragmatic in coming up with solutions.”

Chambers Europe, 2022

“Glenn Butt is excellent at what he does. He is pragmatic, thoughtful and clear about the pros and cons of any options.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2021

Glenn Butt is a “strong technical lawyer.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2021

“Impressive, wide market knowledge, innovative and solutions oriented with excellent problem-solving skills. Glenn is very responsive to client requirements; it feels like they are part of my business not an outsourced commoditised provider.”

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2021

Education & Qualifications

  • LL B, 1990, Leeds University
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (now non-practising), 1997
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (now non-practising), 1993
  • Member of Law Society of Ireland