Jessica Reed

Senior Associate

Jessica Reed

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Financial Journalist for Adfero Ltd: 2004 - 2007; Trained at Clifford Chance LLP. Qualified in August 2011 and joined Farrer & Co in October 2012.


Royal Holloway, University of London, BA; BBP (London), GDL; College of Law (London), LPC

Jessica advises a wide range of financial services firms, including asset managers, private banks and international financial institutions, upon all aspects of financial regulatory law. She regularly advises upon UK regulated fund structures, and has a wealth of experience in regulated fund set-up, amendments, mergers and terminations, as well as queries involving cross-border issues.

Jessica has a particular interest charitable fund structures and charity compliance. She regularly works with the Firm's charities lawyers to help charitable institutions understand their obligations under UK financial regulatory law and also international compliance issues such as FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard.

Jessica trained at Clifford Chance LLP and joined Farrer & Co in 2012. In 2014, Jessica spent nine months on secondment to a well-known UK private bank.

Who we help

Jessica has supported new and existing financial services firms with their applications for authorisation, variations of permission and change of control. She regularly provides advice upon the suitability of financial promotions and upon the FCA’s regulated mortgage regime. She also advises upon the on-going regulatory requirements for regulated funds and fund documentation. Jessica has extensive experience of co-ordinating cross border regulatory advice.

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