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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 Banking and Finance

            Ali Boroumand

            • Partner // Head of Mining & Minerals

            Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix-Paxton

            • Partner // Head of Oil & Gas

            Ben Burney

            • Principal Lawyer // Head of Banking & Financial Services

            Harriet Quiney

            • Partner // Team Leader - Professional Liability

            Helga Breen

            • Partner // Head of Employment (London)

            James Szerdy

            • Partner // Graduate Recruitment Partner

            Jean Francois Mercadier

            • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

            Julia Perez

            • Partner // Head of Delivery Commercial Managed Services

            Robbie Constance

            • Partner // Head of Financial Services Regulatory

            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

            Sahar Farooqi

            • Barrister // Director of Advocacy

            Jacky Cattini

            • Head of Financial Risk

            Michele Cicchetti

            • Managing Partner (Italy)

            Alan Glen

            • Director

            Eleanor Cook

            • Senior Associate

            James Murphy

            • Senior Associate

            Jonathan Hall

            • Senior Associate

            Andreas Panzer

            • Partner // Head of Tax (Germany)
            Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
            DWF Costs

            DWF Costs

            DWF Costs provides expert direction in relation to all cost matters - from recovery through to negotiation, points of dispute, provisional assessments and detailed assessment hearings.
            DWF Forensic

            DWF Forensic

            DWF Forensic is a team of experienced, qualified forensic accountants and investigators, with ‘Big Four’ accounting expertise. 

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