Fiona supports the Banking and Financial Services team by briefing her colleagues on legal and regulatory changes, enabling them to provide clients with advice based on the latest developments. She also writes articles for the Financial Services practice on current regulatory developments.
Fiona's expertise in financial services covers the asset management, wealth management and private banking sectors in relation to establishment, lifecycle and conduct issues for firms in these sectors. She enjoys using her technical knowledge to help colleagues navigate the evolving regulatory financial services framework.
Fiona has an extensive background in client work, having specialised in financial services law and regulation since 2007. She has previously spent eight years as a fee earner in the firm’s financial services team and a further three years as the team’s knowledge lawyer. She has also been on client secondments, including eight months as general counsel to one of the UK’s leading private banks. This background both as a fee earner and her time in house influences how she supports the Financial Services practice, focusing on practical issues and solutions for the firm’s clients.