21 Mar 2013 | 01:20 pm | 1 min. read
International law firm Pinsent Masons has boosted its Financial Services team in the City with the appointment of regulatory specialist Monica Gogna, who joins as Partner.
Monica joins from Clifford Chance where she was a Senior Associate. Prior to entering private practice, she worked as an analyst for JP Morgan.
Monica’s arrival will enhance Pinsent Masons’ Financial Regulation team which advises clients across the full spectrum of UK financial services. This is a timely addition to the Financial Regulation team when firms are increasing their focus on the upcoming impact of EU regulations, including the Alternative Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Packaged Retail Investment Products Directive (PRIPS), Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable Securities (UCITS V) and European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). Monica will also work closely with the firm’s specialist funds and derivatives group to build on Pinsent Masons’ expertise in developing retail products and platforms, such as exchange traded funds (ETFs).
Commenting on the appointment John Salmon, Head of the Financial Services sector at Pinsent Masons, said:
"Monica has an impressive understanding of financial regulation developed as part of her work with a number of large international banks, private equity firms and asset managers. Understanding and adapting to the fast-changing regulatory environment is key to our clients and Monica's arrival will further enhance our ability to help keep them ahead of the curve."
Monica's arrival follows the appointment of Financial Services Disputes specialist Michael Isaacs from Addleshaw Goddard and Indirect Tax Advisory expert Darren Mellor-Clark from KPMG into Pinsent Masons' London headquarters earlier this year.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised global energy company BP on its investment in energy management tech specialist R&B
Pinsent Masons continues to expand its Competition, EU & Trade Group, with the appointment of competition law specialist, Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann, as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised HZI on the development of the A$511 million East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility in Western Australia
International law firm, Pinsent Masons, has successfully advised the founders and management of Redington, the independent institutional investment consultant, on an investment deal from Phoenix Equity Partners, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised CANCOM SE on its share capital increase, valued at €174.2 million.
International law firm Pinsent Masons has further enhanced its commercial litigation, regulatory and tax litigation practice with the appointment of Andrew Sackey as a contentious tax partner in its London office. Andrew will work with clients across each of the firm's five key global sectors – Energy, Infrastructure, Financial Services, Real Estate and Advanced Manufacturing & Technology.
For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on