Fiona provides technical legal support to the financial services team on a wide range of financial services regulatory issues. She keeps both clients and lawyers up to date with developments in legislation, regulation and the industry as a whole.
Fiona has significant experience as a client lawyer which she draws on in her current role. Her background includes particular expertise in the investment management and private banking sectors, advising both UK based firms and overseas firms who wish to provide investment services in the UK market. Her client work regularly included advising clients on the impact of UK and EU regulatory requirements on their activities. She frequently advised on issues arising from conduct of business requirements including client documentation and regulatory disclosures. In her funds related work Fiona has been involved in the structuring and establishment of a wide range of authorised and unauthorised collective investment arrangements including UCITS and NURS funds, common investment funds and assisted in the establishment of a co-ownership authorised contractual fund in 2016.