Alice advises investment managers, funds and other financial institutions on a variety of UK and EU regulatory matters. She focusses on regulation affecting asset managers, such as the AIFMD, MiFID II, and the SM&CR.
Alice’s background in fund formation and time spent in-house gives her a strong commercial viewpoint and deep understanding of clients’ business needs. Her experience covers the full lifecycle of a fund, from structuring and authorisation, to fund documents, marketing materials and service provider contracts, and compliance policies and procedures. She has advised extensively on the international distribution of funds and the provision of cross-border services.
Alice advises on FCA perimeter guidance, the establishment of financial services businesses in the UK and related rules on marketing, trading, conduct and governance, delegation and outsourcing. She also works closely with colleagues in our Corporate and Employment Teams.
Alice sits on the TISA Responsible & Sustainable Investment Committee.
Chris specialises in corporate transactions, across a number of sectors, including within the life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
Emily specialises in intellectual property disputes and advice, with a particular focus on brand enforcement and the creative rights. She has advised clients on their rights in relation to trade marks, advertising compliance, databases, misuse of confidential information, copyright, designs and patents.
Consultant (Costs Lawyer)
Keith has practiced for over thirty years as a costs lawyer and consultant and provides specialist law costs advice and advocacy services on costs issues and claims arising in and from commercial disputes and court, arbitration and tribunal proceedings in England and internationally.
Head of Fintech Propositions
Luke Scanlon advises some of the world's leading technology companies, banks and fintech businesses on a range of fintech and legal technology related issues and had been recognised by Legal500 and ranked as a leading fintech lawyer by Chambers. Luke is the Head of Fintech propositions and a Legal Director for Pinsent Masons.