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          Financial Services

          Providing fast, effective solutions across financial services requires enhanced capability, expertise and deep sector understanding.

          Our financial services experts provide market-leading expertise across banking, consumer and financial services regulation, asset finance, investment funds, asset management, professional services, wealth management and insurance as well as advice on financial services products such as insurance, pensions and retail finance based products.

          Whether acting for start ups or high street banks, our deep industry specialism sets us apart. Our clients trust us to combine the very best legal and regulatory knowledge with a practical understanding of the relevant commercial challenges they face. We work collaboratively with industry experts across the firm to draw together specialist teams in central and local government, energy & industrials, food & hospitality, technology, media & telecommunications and transport. We are known for our particular expertise in matters relating to fintech and crowdfunding, as well as handling consumer credit matters in the motor industry and FSR and platforms in the retail sector.

          Delivering regulatory change quickly, effectively and expertly

          Our clients trust us to help them overcome the challenges the financial services industry faces. We understand the importance of delivering practical, commercial solutions quickly and efficiently.

          Martin Pugsley

          • Partner // Head of Financial Services Sector

          Iain Shurwood

          • Partner // Head of Corporate Banking (London)

          Ali Boroumand

          • Partner // Head of Mining & Minerals

          Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix-Paxton

          • Partner // Head of Oil & Gas

          Ben Burney

          • Partner // Head of Banking & Financial Services Asia Pacific

          Garrett Monaghan

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Dublin) // Head of Energy & Infrastructure (Ireland)

          Harriet Quiney

          • Partner // Team Leader - Professional Liability

          Helga Breen

          • Partner // Head of Employment (London)

          Iain Thomas

          • Partner // Head of Real Estate Finance

          James Szerdy

          • Partner // Graduate Recruitment Partner

          Jean Francois Mercadier

          • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

          John Toon

          • Partner // Head of Commercial Tax

          Julia Perez

          • Partner // Head of Consumer Credit and Asset Finance Sector

          Robbie Constance

          • Partner // Head of Financial Services Regulatory

          Ross Little

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Dublin)

          Simon Mason

          • Executive Partner (Bristol) // Partner

          Toby Askin

          • Partner // Head of Real Estate Group

          Umera Ali

          • Partner // Head of Banking & Finance (Middle East) // Global Head of Islamic Finance

          Matthew Brown

          • Associate Partner

          Sahar Farooqi

          • Barrister // Director of Advocacy

          David Wood

          • Consultant

          Gianni Vettorello

          • Counsel // Co-Head of Banking & Finance (Italy)

          Jacky Cattini

          • Head of Financial Risk

          Michele Cicchetti

          • Managing Partner (Italy)

          Alan Glen

          • Senior Associate

          Daniel Fitzgerald

          • Senior Associate

          Eleanor Cook

          • Senior Associate

          James Murphy

          • Senior Associate

          Jenny Crew

          • Senior Associate

          Jonathan Hall

          • Senior Associate

          Kirsty Smith

          • Senior Associate

          Richard Holmes

          • Senior Associate
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