Grania leads the financial services regulatory and funds practice at Farrer & Co. She has over 20 years of experience acting for clients across the sector, including private banks, wealth managers, asset managers and, more recently, payment services firms and Fintech businesses.
Grania has advised clients on the significant legal and regulatory changes impacting the financial services sector over the years. Clients particularly value Grania’s in depth knowledge and experience of financial services law and practice in the retail client sector. Grania regularly advises clients on a wide range of issues including, for example. the impact of the consumer duty, product governance and distribution, outsourcing, the senior managers & certification regime as well as drafting customer facing documentation and agreements with third party service providers. Grania has advised many private banks on the regulatory environment for retail lending, including advice on documentation and procedures. Grania acts for asset managers, providing regulatory advice and advising on the establishment and running of FCA authorised funds. Her work covers the fund documentation, as well as third party service contracts and distribution agreements. Grania regularly speaks at seminars, webinars and other events on financial services law and regulation.