Ingrid York
White & Case
 Ingrid York Ingrid practices in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. She is co-Global Head of White & Case's Financial Institutions Industry Group, as well as the head of the Firm's Global Derivatives Interest Group and the derivatives team and structured finance practice in London. Qualified in New York; England and Wales; and New South Wales, Australia, Ingrid supports various sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities and other international clients, including major financial institutions and banks and corporations.
Ingrid's practice covers OTC derivatives, structured derivatives and structured finance, including credit linked notes, repackagings, project, leveraged and Islamic finance hedging, transactions for regulatory capital purposes, and the restructuring of such arrangements. Ingrid also regularly advises clients on carbon trading documentation and energy transition matters. Ingrid is a member of The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets, a private sector initiative with a goal to create a blueprint to scale voluntary carbon markets.
Prior to joining White & Case in January 2006, Ingrid worked for 5 years in the trading and derivatives group within the Frankfurt head office legal department of a leading German bank. During this time she provided legal support to various global markets business areas, with a particular focus on master agreement documentation, commodity derivatives, repurchase transactions and stock lending, emerging markets and regulatory matters.
Ingrid was included in's "Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards – Class of 2021", Legal Media Group's "Women in Business Law Guide 2020" and The Lawyer's prestigious "Hot 100" list for 2018 and named in the "Top 5 Young European Legal Innovators of the Year" at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017. Ingrid is also a "Ranked Lawyer" in Chambers UK 2021 and is named as a "Leading Individual" in Legal 500 UK 2021. Previously, she was also recognised as a "Rising Star" in Finance at the Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards 2015.