Ruth Marken


Partner, CMS


Ruth is a Partner in the Finance Group at CMS. She previously worked at Slaughter & May in London and Paris.

Ruth advises on the full range of financing transactions, with expertise in acting for corporate and fund clients in the real estate and TMT sectors. She has a particular focus on complex structured transactions including derivatives.

Ruth has been described in The Legal 500 directory as "outstanding".

Some of Ruth's key transactions include advising a music publishing business on the securitisation of its receivables generated by music catalogues, a transaction which required a deep understanding of the music publishing business and its cashflows; advising an international television production group on its acquisition and production facilities; and advising a leading global manufacturer of IT products on taking security over international intellectual property.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Year Qualified



University of Oxford: BA, Jurisprudence